october, 2020

22oct5:30 pm7:00 pm2020 C. Shelby Rooks Lecture5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST


Event Details

CTS is excited to announce Bree Newsome Bass as our 2020 Rooks lecturer for Thursday, October 22nd at 5:30 pm. Bree Newsome Bass is an artist, activist, and public speaker. She is an organizer in the modern civil rights movement and has helped develop several non-profit and grassroots organizations. In 2015, she attracted national attention when she scaled a flagpole at South Carolina’s capitol building to remove the Confederate battle flag in protest of systemic racism following the racially-motivated murders at Emanuel AME in Charleston. Her artistic work includes written, film, and performance pieces. She is the recipient of an N.A.A.C.P. Image Award, among other honors. 

This event will be held online via Zoom.


(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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