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The Bridge: A Conversation with Civil Rights Leaders
brochure: the bridge

The Bridge: An Intergenerational Conversation with Leaders of Current and Past Civil Rights Movements in St. Louis will bring together the voices and perspectives of past and current St. Louis civil rights leaders to reveal how organizing and activism have evolved throughout history into present moments of social unrest, political transition, and heightened consciousness. Bridging themes within the #1 in Civil Rights exhibition, this interactive conversation will inspire audience participation as it evokes reflections of past movements in the city, insights from current moments, and lessons that inform future efforts in the struggle for civil rights. 

6pm-7pm: Visit the #1 in Civil Rights gallery, take part in an activity that will connect to the conversation, and mingle with other guests.

7:00pm: Panel program begins. Panelists include...

  • Jamala Rogers
  • Blake Strode
  • Rasheen Aldridge
  • Kayla Reed
  • De Nichols (moderator)

Presented in collaboration with ALIVE Magazine.

When: Thursday, September 14 2017 at 6:00 pm (past)
Where: MacDermott Grand Hall
How Much:Free
Exhibit(s): #1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis
Brochure: bridge.pdf
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