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In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right

Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 3 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Note: This event is filled to capacity.
WNYC presents the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Brooklyn Museum. "In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right" examines a civil rights battle Dr. King embraced and left for us to finish: equal education for all. Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, managing editor of The Global Game, for an invigorating afternoon of discussion, performance, and personal reminiscence.

Moderators:

  • Brian Lehrer, host of WNYC's the Brian Lehrer Show
  • Jami Floyd, managing editor of the global game

Panelists:
  • Cami Anderson, Superintendent of the Newark Public Schools
  • Fredrick C. Harris, Professor of Political Science and Director of Columbia University's Center on African-American Politics and Society
  • Rachel Moran, Dean of the UCLA School of Law
  • Harvard Sitkoff, Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire
  • John A. Stokes, an original plaintiff in the Brown v. Board of Education case
  • Touré, journalist and cultural critic
Live performances by:

Toshi Reagon
Manhattan Country School
Manhattan Theatre Lab

Please arrive at 2 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

Presented by WNYC and the Brooklyn Museum.

Sponsored by the Brooklyn Community Foundation, Tekserve, and SchoolBook.org.