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Panel honors 40th anniversary of King speech, Nov. 13

A panel discussion titled "After King's Dream: A Panel in Honor of the 40th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Eddie Glaude Jr., associate professor of religion at Princeton, will moderate the forum. Panelists will include: Devon Carbado, professor of law at the University of California-Los Angeles; Michael Eric Dyson, who earned a Ph.D. in religion from Princeton in 1993 and is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and professor of African-American and religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania; Diane McWhorter, journalist and author of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize winning book, "Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama -- The Climatic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution"; and Zoharah Simmons, assistant professor of religion at the University of Florida, who worked on voter registration and desegregation activities in the South during the 1960s.

The discussion is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Program in African-American Studies .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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