Civil rights leader Diane Nash and Professor of Rhetoric Studies Dr. Robert Withycombe will reflect on the Civil Rights Movement, including Nash’s experiences with the first successful sit-in campaign in Tennessee, the Freedom Rides, the Selma to Montgomery Marches and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A short question and answer session will follow the discussion.
Free and open to the public.
MLK Jr. March and Candlelight Vigil
Jan. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Film Screening: Freedom Riders
Jan. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Why Civil Rights Education Matters in Walla Walla in 2014
Jan. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Why The Movement Matters: Learning from America's Civil Rights Struggles
Jan. 27, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Nonviolent Resistance and Campaigning Workshop