• Sep 3, 2019

Birthday Celebration for Charles Hamilton Houston

  • 6:30-8:30 PM
  • Wasserstein Hall, 2036 Milstein East A, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join us for a special lecture & discussion celebrating the 124th birthday of Charles Hamilton Houston, Harvard Law alumnus and “The Man Who Killed Jim Crow.” Houston was a civil rights leader & NAACP litigator, mentor to a generation of lawyers – including Thurgood Marshall – as Vice Dean of Howard Law School, and architect of the strategy that led to landmark cases like Brown v. Board of Education.

Professor Randall Kennedy will deliver remarks, followed by a discussion led by Professor Ken Mack.

This event is free and open to the public.

Watch the video of this event, courtesy of Harvard Law School: