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Justice: 50 Years Later (PLV)

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A Pace professor hosts a discussion on the impact of Freedom Summer 1964 on April 16 in PLV.

In 1964, civil rights organizations organized a voter registration drive, known as Freedom Summer 1964 or the Mississippi Summer Project, to expand black voting in the south.

50 years later, as part of Pace’s continuing theme of Justice, Dyson Assistant Professor of History Durahn Taylor, PhD, will lead Freedom Summer 1964: 50 Years Later, a discussion on its impact on Wednesday, April 16, from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. in the Mortola Library in PLV.

Taylor’s research explores the political dynamics between government leaders and disadvantaged groups, such as ethnic and racial minorities. He teaches African-American History, American Presidential and Constitutional History, Post-Civil War United States History, and the history of American Ethnic and Race Relations on Pace’s Westchester Campus. A licensed New York City Sight-Seeing Guide, Taylor has also created and produced his own history television program in White Plains.