Activists of the Past: What Have We Learned? The Civil Rights Movement

What can the struggles of an earlier generation of activists teach us? Noted television journalist Carol Jenkins hosts a panel of legendary civil rights leaders to discuss how their daring grassroots activism helped shape modern America — and how it can serve as an example for activist movements today. Clarence Taylor, a historian of civil rights and professor of history at the Graduate Center and Baruch College, provides commentary.











When: Mon., March 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Where: Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave.
212-817-7000
Price: Free
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What can the struggles of an earlier generation of activists teach us? Noted television journalist Carol Jenkins hosts a panel of legendary civil rights leaders to discuss how their daring grassroots activism helped shape modern America — and how it can serve as an example for activist movements today. Clarence Taylor, a historian of civil rights and professor of history at the Graduate Center and Baruch College, provides commentary.