Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Exploring the Progressive Legacy on Racial Justice

[We have the following announcement of a free public event.]

"From Anti-Lynching to Social Security to Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter: Exploring the Progressive Legacy on Racial Justice,” A panel discussion at the Henry A. Wallace Center of the FDR Presidential Library at 7:00 p.m. on August 5, 2016.

The FDR Presidential Library and the Roosevelt Network will host a panel discussion on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. focusing on race and the Roosevelt legacy, as well as how Americans can address the racial rules in our society through policy work today.

The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Jayes-Green, co-founder of UndocuBlack, and panelists will include: Andrea Flynn, Roosevelt Institute Fellow and co-author of Rewrite the Racial Rules: Building an Inclusive American Economy; Carl Amritt, Roosevelt Network member and a student at Bard College; and Paul Sparrow, Director of the FDR Presidential Library & Museum.

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