• Sep 6, 2007

Will the Quest for Color-Blindness Cloud Our Vision?: Deconstructing the Seattle and Louisville School Race Cases

  • 5:00 PM
  • Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138


  • Remarks by Elena Kagan, Dean and Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Portrait Unveiling and Birthday Commemoration of Charles Hamilton Houston (September 3, 1895 – April 22, 1950)
  • Remarks by Charles Hamilton Houston, Jr., Son of Charles Hamilton Houston, and Lecturer, Department of History & Geography, Morgan State University

A Panel Discussion with:

  • Khin Mai Aung, Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (AALDEF)
  • Anurima Bhargava, Director, Education Group, NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund
  • Nadine Cohen, Staff Counsel, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the Boston Bar Association
  • Dennis Parker, Director, Racial Justice Program, American Civil Liberties Union
  • John A. Powell, Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity
  • Cynthia Valenzuela, Director of Litigation, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
  • Moderator: Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Founding & Executive Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice

CHHIRJ Seattle-Louisville Poster

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