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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Bio: Janette C. Wilson

Bio: Janette C. Wilson

Attorney and Reverend Janette Wilson has been recognized for contributions to the field of Civil Rights.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Statement: Father Michael Pfleger

Statement: Father Michael Pfleger

Father Pfleger discusses how the Civil Rights Movement not only gave a handbook for bringing about social change but it also gave a blueprint for effective ministry.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Statement: Dr. Conrad Worrill

Statement: Dr. Conrad Worrill

Conrad Worrill discusses the meaning of education for African Americans.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Bio: Dr. Chandra Gill

Bio: Dr. Chandra Gill

Chandra Gill is known as a motivating speaker and educator passionate about critical issues related to urban youth and communities. She viewed by many as a part of the new Civil Rights leadership.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Statement: Dr. Chandra Gill

Statement: Dr. Chandra Gill

Chandra Gill talks about the civil rights movement from a hip-hop generation.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Bio: Dr. Conrad Worrill

Bio: Dr. Conrad Worrill

Conrad Worrill is known for his activism and scholarly work whose goal is to advance the cause and concept of African independence.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Statement: Dorothy Tillman

Statement: Dorothy Tillman

Dorothy Tillman talks about her understanding of the civil rights movement.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Bio: Dorothy Tillman

Bio: Dorothy Tillman

Dorothy Tillman has been a major political figure in Chicago. She's driven by a passion to improve the plight of African Americans.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Statement: Pastor Patrick Shaffer

Statement: Pastor Patrick Shaffer

Patrick Shaffer talks about the moments when civil rights experiences are a renaissance or renewal.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Bio: Pastor Patrick Shaffer

Bio: Pastor Patrick Shaffer

Patrick Shaffer is known as one of the most profound and insightful voices of his generation. He is a leader of social transformation that stresses reconciliation within Chicago's communities.

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