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Civil Rights: A Local Perspective
August 13, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a Florida Blue Community Conversation on Civil Rights history in St. Petersburg, including Abdul Karim Ali, son of Joseph Savage, who organized and led the St. Petersburg sanitation strike in 1968; Leon Jackson, one of the two remaining police officers known as the Courageous 12; Mamie Rogers, who was actively involved in the NAACP as a teen and young woman during the Civil Rights Movement; and Dr. Gregory Padgett, Associate Professor of History at Eckerd College.
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to (727) 820-0100 ext. 301.