Fighting Voter Suppression in the 21st Century

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The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs

Fighting Voter Suppression in the 21st Century: Five Decades Later—The Struggle Continues

Join us for a conversation honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years after his assassination and 61 years after his famous voting rights speech "Give Us the Ballot." The featured panel will lead us in a discussion about voter suppression, acknowledging progress, highlighting the work at hand, and the work ahead.

April 4th, 2018 6:00pm
179 Grace Dodge Hall
Reception to follow

Register here (CASE SENSITIVE)


Joe Rogers Director of Public Engagement / Senior Researcher
Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University

Julie Ebenstein: Senior Attorney , Voting Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union

Peter Egziabher: Counsel & Fellow , Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University

Fredrick Harris: Dean of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences , Professor of Political Science, Director of the Center on African American Politics & Society, Columbia University





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(212) 678-3689(212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone as early as possible


April 4, 2018, 6:00 PM

April 4, 2018, 8:00 PM

179 Grace Dodge Hall