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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Friday, August 11 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch with the Legends and Children of the Civil Rights Movement

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During the 60’s Atlanta was a major organizing center of the Civil Rights Movement.  Join us for spirited conversation with actual participants and be enlightened. Hear from several of the children as they reveal how their parents’ involvement changed their lives.  Our moderator will lead the group in a series of questions and you will have an opportunity to pose questions of your own.  Don’t miss this chance to be up close and personal with African American history.


Moderators
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Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

General Manager, Atlanta Daily World
Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is currently functions as the General Manager of the Atlanta Daily World, Atlanta’s oldest and most highly respected Black newspaper. | | She is a native of Greenville, Alabama and is 15 year resident of Dekalb, County. She attended Troy University where... Read More →

Speakers
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Charles Black

Activist, Civil Rights Movement
A native of Miami, Florida, Charles is an alumnus of Morehouse College, where he was a member of the varsity debate team, editor of the college newspaper, president of the senior class, and chairman of The Atlanta Student Movement (1960’s Civil Rights organization). Charles was... Read More →
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Michael Julian Bond

Son of Julian Bond, Atlanta City Councilman
The son of Julian Bond, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. While a student at Morehouse College during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Honorable Michael Bond currently serves as a member-at-large on the Atlanta City... Read More →
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Xernona Clayton

Legend, Civil Rights Movement
Xernona Clayton: Ms. Clayton moved to Atlanta in 1965 where she accepted a position with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and worked closely with the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ms. Clayton also traveled extensively with Mrs. Coretta Scott King on her nationwide concert... Read More →
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Kwanza Hall

Son of Leon Hall, Atlanta City Councilman
The son of Leon Hall, who worked for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, based in Montgomery. He helped coordinate sit-ins, recruited young people to the South to work in the movement and worked in voter registration and political education programs. The Honorable Kwanza... Read More →
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Lonnie King, Jr.

The Founding Chairman of the Committee on Appeal for Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. Lonnie King and a handful of young activists including Julian Bond on March 15, 1960, launched the Atlanta Student Movement demonstrations to force area businesses to desegregate. King and his... Read More →
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Janis Ware

Publisher, Atlanta Voice Newspaper
Janis Ware is the daughter of J. Lowell Ware owner of the Atlanta Voice, an African American newspaper that gave fair and credible coverage to the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement.  She is a University of Georgia Business School graduate whose career has been steadfast in completing... Read More →
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Andrea Young

Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Daughter of Andrew Young
The daughter of former Atlanta Mayor and UN Ambassador Andrew Young. She is an attorney, author, documentarian and lecturer. She is the creator and Executive Producer of the documentary “Andrew Young’s Making of Modern Atlanta” and the co-author of the book. She was the founding... Read More →



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