In MLK’s Footsteps: Education as a Civil Right
January 15, 2012
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.
- Brian Lehrer, host of WNYC's the Brian Lehrer Show
- Jami Floyd, managing editor of the global game
- 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:
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.