Civil Rights in America: Then and Now
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Reception at 6:00 p.m., Program at 7:00 p.m.
ImaginOn, 300 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC
ImaginOn, a library and theater complex in Charlotte, North Carolina, will host a program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on Tuesday, July 1. “Civil Rights in America: Then and Now,” welcomes the public to a reception and program. Speakers include:
- Attorney James Ferguson II – Overview of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
- Tom Hanchett – Historian, Levine Museum of the New South, “Charlotte: Then and Now.”
- Dianne English – Executive director, Community Building Initiative, “Her Story.”
- The Rev. Danny Trapp – executive director, Mecklenburg Ministries, closing remarks.
- Theodore Shaw – Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and the director of the Center for Civil Rights at the UNC-School of Law at Chapel Hill.