UVA TODAY: EXPERT ON MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AS PREACHER TO SPEAK THURSDAY
One of the world’s leading authorities on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a preacher, Jonathan Rieder, a professor of sociology at Columbia University, will speak at the University of Virginia Thursday at 3:30 p.m. on King’s famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
UVA TODAY: THE DIFFERENCE A DEPARTMENT MAKES: WOODSON INSTITUTE DETERMINES ITS DESTINY
The creeping re-segregation of public schools. Consequences of recent changes to voting rights laws. The widening gap between the wealthy and the poor. The effects of incarceration on families. Charlottesville’s history of race relations.
UVA TODAY: ‘THE HAUNTED AND THE HUNTED’: A FLASH SEMINAR ON STOP-AND-FRISK
UVA TODAY: BLACK STUDIES AND DIGITAL HUMANITIES WILL BE FOCUS OF PANEL DISCUSSION
UVA TODAY: ‘JUNETEENTH’ TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH FILM SCREENING
UVA TODAY: NEW YORK TIMES JOURNALIST CHARLES M. BLOW TO SPEAK AT U.VA. OCT. 25
Charles M. Blow, the New York Times’ visual op-ed columnist whose articles appear on Saturdays, will talk about “Demographics and Destiny: How America’s Rapidly Changing Demographics are Changing our Politics” on Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. in the Garrett Hall Great Room at the University of Virginia.
VISITING SPEAKER TO DISCUSS BLACK POLITICAL THOUGHT TOMORROW
UVA TODAY: THE REV. DR. CALVIN O. BUTTS III, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, TO SPEAK AT U.VA. SEPT. 16
September 3, 2008 — The Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, civil rights activist and pastor of the nationally renowned Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, will visit the University of Virginia Sept. 16 and 17 to participate in the Explorations in Black Leadership series. He will speak on "Integrity and Leadership" Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Newcomb Hall Art Gallery.
UVA TODAY: U.VA. HOLDS FORUM ON BARACK OBAMA'S RACE RELATIONS SPEECH
March 26, 2008 — "What would be needed … to narrow the gap between the promise of our ideals and the reality of our time?"