Friday, March 7, 2014

Kennedy to Lecture on Thurgood Marshall at N-YHS

The New-York Historical Society is offering a limited number of free tickets to the latest lecture in the Barnard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series, Justice Thurgood Marshall, to be delivered by Randall Kennedy of the Harvard Law School.  According to the announcement:
As a powerful voice in the battle for Civil Rights and the first African American appointed to the nation's highest court, Justice Thurgood Marshall was among the scores of African Americans across the country who were conquering color barriers in government, sports, music, and culture. Randall Kennedy, former law clerk to Justice Marshall, offers an in-depth look at this monumental figure and his enduring legacy.
The lecture will take place at the Society on Tuesday, March 11, commencing at 6:30 PM.  To obtain a free ticket, “please use code HIST77 when ordering over the phone at (212) 485-9268 or in person at the Museum Admission desk.” The offer is not available online.