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U OF L-CIVIL RIGHTS
Civil rights movement, aftermath being examined in new program at U of L
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, October 14, 2013 5:01 AM EDT
The University of Louisville is launching a five-year program to celebrate the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
The Department of Pan African Studies and the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs are sponsoring the program. "Project Progress" is being launched at 5 p.m. EDT Monday with a reception at the University Club on Belknap Campus.
The first lecture will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Ekstrom Library's Chao Auditorium and is titled, "Before Birmingham and Beyond Trayvon: America's War of Terror."