50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Panel Discussion


Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act: A Panel Discussion
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Wednesday, July 2, 8:00-10:00 a.m.

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, whose mission is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education, has hosted more than 2 million visitors from all over the world since opening its doors in 1992. They have museum space that welcomes traveling exhibits. They offer walking tours of Birmingham each April. They organize the Juneteenth Festival at Kelly Ingram Park every summer. And, in addition to all those activities, they host annual symposia and panel discussions.

On Wednesday, July 2, the BCRI welcomes the public to a panel discussion commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The program is free, but attendees should RSVP online. Guest panelists include Joyce White Vance, a US Attorney; Richard Schwein, Special Agent for the FBI; Delner Franklin-Thomas from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; and Michael Gremm from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.