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Necessary Trouble: A conversation on the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis and the future of anti-racism work in America

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Thursday, November 4, 2021 4pm

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On the 35th anniversary of John Lewis’ first congressional electoral victory, please join the Center for Public Leadership as we celebrate the life and legacy of Congressman Lewis and the future of anti-racism work in America. This event is co-sponsored by the William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice and the Anti Racism Policy Journal, a Harvard Kennedy School student publication.

Moderator:

  • Cornell William Brooks, Director of The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice; Hauser Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit Organizations; Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice

Speakers:

  • Michael Collins, Former Chief of Staff to John Lewis (1999-2020)
  • Dawn Porter, Director and Producer," John Lewis: Good Trouble" (2020)
  • Elmyra Gray Powell, Activist; Marched with John Lewis at Selma and participated in the non-violent protest movement for Civil Rights

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