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Ella Baker, Barack Obama, and the Long Struggle for Equal Rights

Carolina Public Humanities presents

A Dialogues Webinar in Celebration of Juneteenth

featuring Patricia Parker and Claude Clegg

This webinar is a virtual event and runs from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, June 19.

Topics include:

Why Ella Baker was “A Giant of the Civil Rights Movement” and Why Her Philosophy Matters Now

Patricia S. Parker, Professor and Chair, Department of Communication

Barack Obama, Presidential Leadership, and the Politics of Race

Claude A. Clegg III, Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor, Department of African, African American, & Diaspora Studies and Department of History

How Have African American Leaders and Leadership Philosophies Shaped Social and Political Movements for Equal Rights?

A panel discussion with our speakers


Tuition is $30, which includes “admission” to the webinar in real time (with live Q&A) plus access to the recorded version for up to 2 weeks. For more information and to register, visit humanities.unc.edu/weekend.

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