Celebrating Civil Rights: A Two-part Tribute to Dick Gregory

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 • 6:00 pm
  • Anheuser-Busch Hall

November 30, 2017
Doors open at 6:00 pm | Program begins at 6:00 pm
Anheuser-Busch Hall

Celebrating Civil Rights: A Two-part Tribute to Dick Gregory includes two inspiring events that honor Dick Gregory, civil rights activist, humanitarian, comic genius, and health guru.

Part I: Honoring A Civil Rights Legend
Warmest appreciation to the family, friends, colleagues and dignitaries who gathered together on Sunday, October 15th at Graham Chapel to reflect on the extrodinary life and incredible contributions of the legendary Dick Gregory.

Part II: A Lifetime of Activism and Comedy
Part II of the tribute features a screening of the documentary UNSUNG followed by a conversation and Q&A with Dick Gregory’s brother, Dr. Ron Gregory. Part II will take place on November 30, at 6:00 p.m in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom in Anheuser-Busch Hall on the Danforth Campus. A reception in the Crowder Courtyard begins at 5:00 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the Washington University School of Law, Black Law Student Association, and Film and Media Studies program (in Arts & Sciences), in collaboration with The Ethics Project and Hatebrakers.

Washington University Sponsors: The Brown School; School of Law; Black Law Students Association; and the Film and Media Studies Program (in Arts & Sciences).

Additional Sponsors:
The Ethics Project is multiple award winning a non-profit, with a mission to reduce the impact of crime, wrongful prosecutions and mass incarcerations by increasing collaboration of agencies and ministries that serve those most affected by crime and by raising the bar on ethical conduct within the system.

HateBrakers provides advanced solutions to interrupt the repetitive cycle of hate-breeds-hate and transform perpetrators, victims and bystanders into leaders, healers, and heroes.

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