‘The Citizen and Social Action’: Leadership Seminars as Resistance to Urban Renewal during the Black Freedom Movement, 1945-1968

Derek Handley, United States Naval Academy,explores how relationships between African American residents and faculty from Milwaukee universities functioned simultaneously as an act of resistance to urban renewal and as an act of citizenship and was similar to citizenship schools also operating in the South during the Civil Rights Movement.

May 18, 2016 from 3-5 pm
Martin Luther King Library
310 W. Locust St.