Sabriyya Pate A.B.'19
State of Affairs: The Modern Civil Rights Movement and Chauvin Verdict
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | 07:00 pm EST
Virtual via Zoom
Washington, District Of Columbia United States
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Brown v. Board of Education. Bailey v. Virginia. Loving v. Virginia. Throughout history, landmark cases have defined the civil rights movement. In 2021, the fight for civil rights continues. Today, Black Americans continue to face systemic racism through an onslaught of civil rights violations, including police brutality. While thousands of Black men and women have died at the hands of police in recent years, the 2020 murder of George Floyd represents a potential turning point— Chauvin is the first white Minnesota police officer to be convicted of murdering a Black person.
Join us in conversation with our panel of individuals who are making a dent in the modern civil rights movement in their own ways. We have three phenomenal panelists for this event, each of whom will share insight on how individuals in both the public and private sector can contribute to relieving the plight. Our panel of Duke alumnae have served as federal prosecutors, state advisors, policymakers, and have first-hand experience in the criminal justice system.
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