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Morris Dees Lectures on Tolerance at Loyola’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Who:

Morris Dees, chief trial counsel and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will present “With Justice for All,” addressing how each person’s commitment to justice will determine the success of the nation in the next century. Dees, a recipient of the National Education Association’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Award, will also talk about hate crimes and the need to teach tolerance, love and respect for one another.

What:

Loyola University Chicago Water Tower Campus Martin Luther King Jr. and Norman C. Amaker Commemoration. Amaker taught at Loyola for 24 years in the areas of human liberties and equal justice. He began his career with the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund in 1960, representing plaintiffs in numerous civil rights cases including thousands of protest demonstrators across the South, among them Dr. King. Loyola’s Black Law Students Association will present the Amaker Award of Excellence to this year’s recipient, professor Michael Howlett.

When:

Wednesday, January 14th at 4:45 pm

Where:

Loyola University Chicago
25 East Pearson Street, Rubloff Auditorium
Chicago, Illinois

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