PROGRAM

2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.

"The Voting Rights Act, 1965-2007: Documentation of the Past, Implications for the Future"


Welcome

 

 

Dr. Thomas C. Battle
Director
Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

 

Introduction of Panelists

 

 

Dr. Janet Sims-Wood
Head, Reference Services
Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

 

Presentations

 

 

 

 

Dr. Marsha Darling
Rockefeller Fellow,
Oral History Research Center
Columbia University
"What’s Oral History Got to do With
    Understanding Voter Rights and
    Redistricting?"

 

Dr. Lorenzo Morris
Department of Political Science
Howard University
"Voter Participation and the Voting
     Rights Act"

 

Dr. Ronald Walters
Distinguished Scholar
James MacGregor Burns Academy of
    Leadership
University of Maryland College Park
"Voting Rights and Black Self
     Determination"

 

Closing Remarks

 

Dr. Thomas C. Battle

 

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