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Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast and Lecture
January 21 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 am$15 – $35
Join us for the 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemorative Breakfast from 7 – 10 AM, featuring our keynote speaker Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, J.D., M.A. and other special guests. The title of this year’s address is “The King in All of Us – Igniting The Activist Spirit”. Tickets are on sale now! Stay tuned for more updates on MLK Day at The Wright.
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is a Professor of Constitutional Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). She teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Race and the Law, Evidence, and Gender and Justice. She taught in the Africana Studies Program at Vassar College prior to John Jay. She is a civil rights attorney who litigated cases for Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc.. She addresses audiences nationally and internationally. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall has spoken on issues of law and justice in Ghana, Rwanda, England, Wales, Canada, South Africa and before the United Nations in Geneva.
Professor Browne-Marshall is the author of many articles and several books including “The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice” (Rowman&Littlefield) and “Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present,” (Routledge) which includes chapters on race and Education, Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Property, Civil Liberties and Protest, the Military and Internationalism concerning African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans and Native Americans.
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