Events

« Tuesday January 22, 2013 »
Tue
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:00 pm

Captain Michael Masters will present a PowerPoint information session.

Start: 1:00 pm

The Mighty Walk, Selma to Montgomery, 1965Louisville attorney and Brandeis School of Law alum Stephen T. Porter will discuss his experiences during the Civil Rights Movement. Part of his talk, “The Mighty Walk, Selma to Montgomery, 1965” will spotlight the day during Spring 1967 when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., visited the law school and addressed an overflowing crowd in the Allen Courtroom. No food or drink is permitted in the Allen Courtroom.For additional information about the Law School's Diversity Forum Series or the University of Louisville social justice and diversity, please visit the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research or the UofL Office of Diversity.   In this photo from 1967, Dr. King speaks to an overflowing crowd in the Brandeis School of Law Allen Courtroom   Left: Crowds were jostling to get a view of Dr. King and crowded outside at all of hte windows to the courtroom. Photos courtesy of UofL Digital Collection: http://digital.library.louisville.edu/cdm/ref/collection/yearbooks/id/11...  For more information about this not-to-miss event, please contact Robin Harris at 502-852-6083.