TACOMA AREA EVENTS

Thurs, May 6 · 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Research and Education Post - Brown

Dr. John Ruffin, director of the National Center for Minority Health and Health Diparities, National Institutes of Health

Mon, May 10 · 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.

Economic Disparities and Proactive Strategies

Dr. Arthur Fletcher, former chair, U.S.Commission on Civil Rights

Tues, May 11 · 10 a.m.

The Legacy of Brown

The Honorable Jack Tanner, U.S. District Court Judge

Tues, May 11 · 6 p.m.

Keynote - 50 Years after Brown: The Re-segregation of American Schools

Peter Irons, author of Jim Crow's Children: The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision

Wed, May 12 · 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.

Health Disparities and Proactive Strategies

The Honorable Rosa Franklin, WashingtonState Senator

Thurs, May 13· 10 a.m.

Disparities and Proactive Strategies in
the Justice System and Immigration

The Honorable Charles Z. Smith,
former Washington State Supreme Court Justice

Fri, May 14· 6, 7, 8 p.m.

3 Consecutive Events: Photography, Theater and Discussion

6 p.m. – Reception & Stadium High School Photo Exhibit
7 p.m. – Reader’s Theater for Youth: Legal cases leading to Brown
8 p.m. – Where is the vision now?

Sat, May 15 · 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Multimedia Performances and Workshops

Featuring Toni Blackman

Mon, May 17 · 10 a.m.

Education: Disparities and Proactive Strategies

Dr. Maxine Mimms, founder, Tacoma Campus, The Evergreen State College

Mon, May 17 · 6 p.m.

Songs and Celebration

A reception with songs and performance to mark the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision.

 

TACOMA AREA EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE - TACOMA, 1210 6TH AVENUE, TACOMA

 

All events are free and
open to the public.

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MARKING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF

Brown v. Board
of Education


KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

50 Years After Brown: The Re-segregation of American Schools

TUES, May 11 - Tacoma

Peter Irons

PETER IRONS, AUTHOR:

Jim Crow's Children: The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision

MON, May 10 - Lacey

 

 

OLYMPIA AREA EVENTS

Thurs, May 6 · 7 p.m.

Book Discussion Groups

Open to the Community
Meet in Lecture Hall 1, The Evergreen State College - Olympia

Mon, May 10 · 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Book Discussion Groups

Open to the Community
Meet in Lecture Hall 1, The Evergreen State College - Olympia

Mon, May 10 · 7 p.m.

Keynote – 50 Years After Brown:
The Re-segregation of American Schools

Peter Irons, author of Jim Crow’s Children:
The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision

North Thurston High School Auditorium,
4155 6th Ave. NE, Lacey

Tues, May 11 · 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Book Discussion Groups

Open to the Community

Meet Lecture Hall 1, The Evergreen State College–Olympia

Tues, May 11 · 1 p.m.

Post-Seminar Conference & Book Signing with author Peter Irons

An opportunity to ask questions and get your copy signed.

Library 2000, The Evergreen State College–Olympia

Wed, May 12 · 6:30, 7 - 9 p.m.

Public Forum: Ordinary People Change
History–Where Have We Been and Where Are We Now?

Reception: 6:30 p.m.,
Program: 7 – 9 p.m.
Chinook Middle School, 4301 6th Ave. NE, Lacey

FILM SERIES · May 11, 13, 14, 15, 18


May 11, 7:30 p.m.
“The Road to Brown”

May 13, 7:30 p.m.
“Fundi”

May 14, 7:30 p.m.
“Intolerable Burden”

May 15, 5:00 p.m.
“Brother Outsider”

May 15, 7:30 p.m.
“W.E.B. DuBois”

May 18, 7:30 p.m.
“Nothing But a Man”

All films listed above will be screened
on the Olympia Campus in Lecture Hall 1 except “Intolerable Burden”: Sem II, E1105.

 

OLYMPIA AREA EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT SPECIFIC LOCATIONS AS LISTED.

Last update: May 07, 2004