Event Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Events Room, Glickman Library, Portland campus
- “Contesting and Celebrating Citizenship; Commemorating the Civil Rights Act of 1964,” speakers and panel discussion in recognition of BlackHistory Month;
- featuring presentations by Leroy Rowe, University of Southern Maine assistant professor of African American history and political science, and Eileen Eagan, USM associate professor of history;
- panel discussion by Eric Blanchard, public information director for Poor People’s Campaign, and Ida Gammon-Wilson, co-chair, African American Collection Advisory Committee;
- 5 p.m., reception, 6 p.m. program, Tuesday, March 25, Events Room, Glickman Library, Portland campus; free and open to the public.