The Newton Free Library will host Civil Rights: How Far We Have Come, How Far We Have to Go 2017 on Monday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. Look to the past and to the future of the struggle for equal rights for all as we honor Black History Month with an interactive panel discussion, moderated by Beau Stubblefield-Tave, Principal of the Center for Culturally Fluent Leadership. The panel will be comprised of local civil rights leaders including:
- Keynote speaker, Professor Tricia Rose, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University,
- Pastor Brandon T. Crowley, Senior Pastor, Myrtle Baptist Church,
- Rev. Dr. Michelle Walsh, U.U. Minister and Spiritual Coach/Facilitator for Activists,
- Tim Wells, First Unitarian Society in Newton Black Lives Matter Working Committee.
The program is cosponsored by The Center for Culturally Fluent Leadership, First Unitarian Society in Newton, Myrtle Baptist Church, and the Newton Human Rights Commission.