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Civil Rights Act of 1964: 60th Anniversary Panel at Oklahoma History Center

Civil Rights Act of 1964: 60th Anniversary Panel at Oklahoma History Center

Date/Time

July 13, 2024 to July 13, 2024
10:00 AM until 03:30 PM

Description

On July 13, from 10:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, the Oklahoma History Center Museum will host a panel discussion to celebrate the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The morning session will focus on civil rights–centered archives, including the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center Archives and Dr. Autumn Brown of the Edmon Low Library Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. This session is from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The afternoon session will discuss the legacy, historical context, and influence of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on modern legal processes. This session will feature Tamya Cox-Touré, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma; Veronica Laizure, deputy director of CAIR; and Tuesdae Pelt-Willis, professor at Rose State College and third-year PhD candidate at the University of Oklahoma. This session is from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Admission is $5 for OHS members and $10 for non-members, and both sessions are included in the ticket price. Boxed lunches may be pre-ordered for $10 each with an option of turkey and provolone, ham and swiss, or tomato, mozzarella, and pesto. All boxed lunches include a bag of chips and a cookie.

Location

Oklahoma History Center Museum
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr,
Oklahoma City, 73105, OK , US
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Additional Information

Phone

405-522-0798

Name

Julia Moser

Cost

$5 (Members)/$10 (Non-members)

Ages

14 & up

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