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UofL Project Progress Spring Events Reflect on 1964 Civil Rights Movement

Spring events feature iconic civil rights speakers.

Several lectures and the 41st Black Family Conference featuring civil rights activists John Lewis and Al Sharpton highlight Project Progress activities this semester at the University of Louisville.

Sponsored by the Department of Pan-African Studies and the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, the five-year Project Progress initiative focuses on the activities and the aftermath of the “heroic period” of the American civil rights movement from the Montgomery bus boycotts of 1963 through the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.

Read more at UofL Today.