Feb 26, 2010

"Jim Crow In New York"

Next Tuesday, the Brennan Center and the Fortune Society, a Task Force member, will be hosting:

"A Public Conversation on The Empire State's Current Criminal Disenfranchisement Law and a Century-Long Effort to Keep African-American Citizens Out of the Voting Booth"

The panel will include:

Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts, Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York
Glenn Martin, Associate Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, The Fortune Society
Erika Wood, Attorney and Author, Jim Crow in New York, The Brennan Center for Justice
Hazel N. Dukes, President, NAACP New York State Conference
Theodore M. Shaw, Professor of Professional Practice in Law, Columbia Law School

There will be ample time for questions and discussion.

Reception to follow.

Date: Tuesday, March 2nd

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street

Please RSVP to Susan Lehman at susan.lehman@nyu.edu.

Presented by the Brennan Center and the Fortune Society.