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2018 Clement Alexander Price Lecture -The Poor People’s Campaign: The Other America-Member

Washington, DC
United States
Show at 3:00 PM
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INDIVIDUAL Registration Opens: July 10, 2018 11:13 AM to July 21, 2018 3:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAHC) hosts the final in a series of two annual programs of theClement Alexander Price Lectures. The program begins at 1:30 PM with an optional curator-led tour of the exhibition entitled, City of Hope, Resurrection City and the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968 on view at in the 2nd Floor Gallery West, National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Av., NW. At 3 PM, the symposium continues in the Oprah Winfrey Theater of the National Museum of African American History and Culture as a series of three panels that examine:

• the political, and social unrest of US cities due to excessive policing, diminishing economic opportunities, high unemployment, poor housing, and inadequate public schools;
• Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision of a movement that championed economic equity for America’s poor and working class through the recollection his close associates;
• the aftermath of Poor People’s Campaign and President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society initiative.
The program ends with a 6: 30 PM reception.

1400 Constitution Avenue, Northwest
Washington, DC
United States