Spend an evening listening to a thought-provoking panel discussion on the Civil Rights Movement with Dr. Bernice King, Dr. Robert Franklin, and Andrew Aydin ’02, moderated by Lovett’s Billy Peebles.
Born the youngest daughter of the late Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Bernice King, is a gifted speaker and the Chief Executive Officer of The King Center, which was founded by her mother in 1968.
Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr. is the James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor of Moral Leadership at Emory University and Director of the Religion Department of the Chautauqua Institution.
Andrew Aydin '02 is co-author of the #1 New York Times best-selling graphic memoir series, MARCH, which chronicles the life of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Today, he serves as Digital Director & Policy Advisor to Congressman Lewis in Washington, D.C.
Unity & Heritage XV: Legacies of Selma
Friday, February 19, 2016
Exhibit reception with artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden in the Fine Arts Galleria following the panel discussion
The Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, Breakthrough Atlanta, and the Fine Arts Department are proud to present Unity and Heritage XV: Legacies of Selma in conjunction with Black History Month and the 20th anniversary of Breakthrough Atlanta. This exhibition features award winning Atlanta–based artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden’s photography After Selma, a body of work produced in 2015 during the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March. Punctuating McFadden’s stirring black and white photographs will be several important works from the Jeffrey and Sivan Hines Collection of African American Art. Included are color photographs from 1956 by trailblazing American artist Gordon Parks and mixed media contemporary pieces by Milton Bowens and Charly Palmer.
The exhibit runs in the Fine Arts Galleria from February 8–March 15.
For more information, contact Ellice Hawkins at (404) 262-3032, ext. 1344, or Monica Rodgers at (404) 262-3032, ext. 1444.