Monday, October 4, 2010
Save the Date, THURSDAY, October 21, 2010 - A Town Hall Meeting with Charles Ogletree
A Town Hall Meeting:
Author of The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class, and Crime in America
Sargent Johnson Gallery (1st Floor)
762 Fulton Street @ Webster, San Francisco
Thursday, October 21, 2010 6PM-8:30PM
The Sargent Johnson Gallery, Mark Hilton Plummer, Infin8 Sync, and Julian Davis are delighted to host "A Town Hall Meeting with Charles Ogletree." Mr. Ogletree is a preeminent legal scholar at Harvard University, where he is the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and the director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.
A Bay Area native, Professor Ogletree has the distinction of having taught both President and Mrs. Obama, during his illustrious tenure at Harvard. He will be discussing his latest book, "The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class, and Crime in America." Mr. Ogletree will discuss what we can learn from the arrest of his colleague and client, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and the racial profiling of black men, prominent and otherwise.
Preeminent Bay Area attorney John Burris will also join us. Mr. Burris recently represented the family of Oscar Grant after his tragic death at the hands of BART police officer Johannes Mehserle.
The admission for this event is $5 or free with the purchase of a book!
No charge for seniors and students. (No one turned away for lack of funds.)
African American Arts and Cultural Complex, San Francisco
at 11:11 AM