Time: May 27, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Hammer Museum
Street: 10899 Wilshire Boulevard
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://hammer.ucla.edu/calend…
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Hammer Museum
Latest Activity: May 27, 2014
Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and race relations. He served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the US Supreme Court. His books include Race, Crime, and the Law and The Persistence of the Color Line, among many others. His most recent book is For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law.
Reverend James Lawson, a close associate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and a leading architect of the nonviolent campaigns during the civil rights movement, has devoted his life to championing human rights and social change for all, including the rights of women and LGBT communities, using the nonviolent philosophy practiced by Mahatma Gandhi. Reverend Lawson served as pastor at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles for 25 years, and in recent years he has been a visiting professor at UCLA, Cal State Northridge, and Vanderbilt University.
Public Programs are free. Tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis. Parking is available under the Museum for a flat rate of $3 after 6PM.