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04/08/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Meredith Avakian-Hardaway

Phone: 215-238-6342


Remembering the Legacy: Brown v. Board of Education - 60 Years Later

As May marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, join members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and The Barristers' Association of Philadelphia as we host a commemorative event in honor of this historic occasion.

The program will include Keynote remarks from Harold Jackson, editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer's editorial page. Additional speakers include Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler, Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor William P. Fedullo and The Barristers' Association of Philadelphia President Amber Racine.

The event will feature the premiere of a commemorative video created especially for this occasion featuring numerous Philadelphia attorneys and judges who will offer personal reflections and discuss the impact the Brown v. Board of Education decision had on their lives and careers.

The formal program will be immediately followed by a reception in the church's historic museum.

The program begins at 4 p.m. at Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, 419 S. 6th St., Philadelphia, PA 19147. A reception follows the program at 5 p.m.

Registration cost is $15 and will serve as a contribution toward Mother Bethel A.M.E. Registration is required by Tuesday, April 29. Walk-ins will not be permitted.
CLICK HERE to register.

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