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Khalil Gilbran Muhammad and John Lewis
Khalil Gibran Muhammad. Photo by Terrence Jennings; John Lewis. Photo courtesy of John Lewis

In Conversation: Civil Rights

March 16, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

How does history animate and empower the social movements changing the world today? Civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis and Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, talk about the Civil Rights Movement, putting it into historical perspective and connecting it to a new generation of social media activism. Presented in celebration of the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties.

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