JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL CELEBRATION ON AUG. 28 AT THE OAKLAND MUSEUM! Everyday People: The Unsung Heroes and Heroines Who Powered the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, Calif. Joanna Haigood, Steven Anthony Jones, Marcus Shelby, and Eva Paterson share a preview of the Aug. 28 performance and event.
6:00PM - “THE ART OF CIVIL RIGHTS”
Cocktail Reception • Silent Auction Artists have always provided inspiration in times of trial and struggle. Singers, actors, dancers and others have created original works of art inspired by the civil rights movement. Artistic works will be on display and available for purchase.
7:30PM - PROGRAM AND PERFORMANCE
Musicians, actors and dancers from the acclaimed
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre and the Zaccho Dance Theatre will debut an original theatrical event that pays homage to the unsung heroes and heroines who powered the civil rights movement. Joanna Haigood, Steven Anthony Jones, Marcus Shelby, and Eva Paterson share a preview of the Aug. 28 performance and event. BECOME A SPONSOR - BUY TICKETS
EVA PATERSON TO BE A FEATURED SPEAKER AT ABA HEARING ON 'STAND YOUR GROUND' LAWS The American Bar Association National Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws has invited Eva Paterson to speak at its Western Regional public hearing on Aug. 9 in San Francisco. The crucial public forum will address issues raised by the Zimmerman case and will include expert witnesses drawn from local and regional community and government stakeholders, law enforcement, prosecutors, public and private criminal defense attorneys, bar association leaders and legal academicians. The National Task Force, recently formed by the ABA Coalition on Racial & Ethnic Justice (COREJ) along with key ABA entities, will hold its Western regional public hearing on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Westin San Francisco Market Street, 50 Third Street, San Francisco.
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