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A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., at Georgetown University

November 3, 2011

WHO:
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.
  • Rev. Frederick D. Haynes, III, Senior Pastor of the Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas Texas
  • Rev. Al Sharpton
  • Michael Eric Dyson
     
  • The Rev. Marcia L. Dyson, moderator
    Panelists:
  • Gary Flowers, executive director & CEO of the Black Leadership Forum
  • Laura Murphy, director, ACLU Washington Legislative Office
  • James Peterson, is the director of Africana studies and associate professor of English at Lehigh University
WHAT:

Michael Eric Dyson hosts a celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., in honor of his 70th birthday, featuring remarks by the Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. The Rev. Marcia L. Dyson, will  moderate a discussion with Gary Flowers, Laura Murphy, James Peterson and Donna Brazile.

The event is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis and will be available for viewing at webcast.georgetown.edu/live.

WHEN:

Monday, November 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Gaston Hall (Third Floor of Healy Hall)
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

SPONSORS:

Georgetown University

COVERAGE:
Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or rmp47@georgetown.edu. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
CONTACT:

Rachel M Pugh
202-687-4328
rmp47@georgetown.edu

 

Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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