Upcoming Event: Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540

Join us for “Robert F. Kennedy, the Law, and the Struggle for Racial Justice,” a special presentation by Patricia A. Sullivan, professor of history at the University of South Carolina, on Wednesday, April 29th at noon in conjunction with the Library of Congress exhibition, The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.

Free and open to the public, this event will take place in the Mumford Room, LM-649, Sixth Floor, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, DC 20540. The program is co-sponsored by the Interpretive Programs Office and the Law Library of Congress.

Patricia Sullivan is a professor of history at the University of South Carolina and director of a series of summer institutes at Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute on “Teaching the History of the Civil Rights Movement.” Her publications include Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement (2009), Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from the Civil Rights Years (2003) and Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era (1996). She is currently writing a book on Robert F. Kennedy, Civil Rights, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the 1960s. She is coeditor of the John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture at the University of North Carolina Press.

We hope you will join us.

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