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Fort Worth Opera Symposium in partnership with The Sixth Floor Museum: Civil Rights in Modern America
November 18, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.| Free
Recent national events have brought to light the issue of deep civil unrest facing America’s minority populations, proving that the topic of race relations is still at the forefront of both social and media consciousness. Through a curated conversation led by noted journalist Bob Ray Sanders, expert panelists delved into this complicated hot-button issue.
Moderator: Bob Ray Sanders, Star-Telegram Columnist & Community Activist
- Devoyd “Dee” Jennings, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce President
- Jim Riddlesperger, TCU Presidential Scholar
- Clarence Broadnax, Civil rights activist, key organizer of the 1964 Picadilly Cafeteria Protest
- Dennis Simon, Altshuler Distinguished Professor of Political Science, SMU