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2022-23 Symposium: 60 Since the 60’s: Civil Rights Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

The Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights & Social Justice presents

"60 Since the 60's: Civil Rights Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow"

Friday, November 4, 2022

This Symposium will examine the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, today’s civil rights movements, and opportunities for progress in the future. We will have four panels focusing on: 1) voting rights, 2) policing, 3) racial and economic justice, and 4) activism in athletics. The full schedule is forthcoming

The Symposium will be held in person in the Moot Court Room. There will also be an option to watch the Symposium virtually on Zoom for those attending remotely. For those who plan on attending the Symposium remotely or partially remotely, please register using the following link:


  • 9:30 am – Welcome
  • 9:45 am – Voting Rights Panel
    Moderator: Christopher Seaman
    Panelists: Gilda Daniels, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Henry (Hank) Chambers
  • 11:05 am – Policing Panel
    Moderator: Brandon Hasbrouck
    Panelists: Daniel Harawa, Barbara Creel, Corey Stoughton, Matthew Boaz
  • 1:40 pm – Activism in Athletics Panel
    Moderator: Michael Hill
    Panelists: Alicia Jessop, Jimmie Johnson, Casey Floyd
  • 3:00 pm – Racial Justice and Economic Justice Panel
    Moderator: Chantel Smith
    Panelists: Judge Bernice Donald, Annie Lee, Marissa Jackson Sow, Jane Rochmes
  • 4:40 pm – Keynote Address by Wyllona Evans Harris

Sponsored By:

Washington and Lee Law School Office of the Dean, Roger Mudd Center for Ethics, Frances Lewis Law Center, Office of the Provost.

For questions or concerns, please contact Cydney Clark at