Wed, Feb 19|
National Center for Civil & Human Rights
2020 From Sit-in's to Hashtags, The Evolution of Civil Rights
Registration for evening briefing "From Sit-in's to Hashtags, The Evolution of Civil Rights" on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Time & Location
Feb 19, 2020, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM
National Center for Civil & Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
About the event
The Civil Rights movement in the United States ignited a flame that was felt globally during the 1960s. Dozens of activists, such as Coretta Scott King and Ambassador Andrew Young, fought and ultimately shaped the culture of every American, laying the foundation for a global shift in politics, human rights, and economic development. The birthplace of the movement was Atlanta, Georgia, a small town at the time with a burning desire to change the landscape of the South.
This February, in honor of Black History month, join the World Affairs Council of Atlanta’s Young Leaders in welcoming Taos Wynn, Founder and President of Millennial Civil Rights, and James Woodall, President of the Georgia NAACP, as we discuss what has changed since the iconic civil rights movement, the human rights challenges in the world today, and what we as individuals can do to ensure equity in the World.