Rev. Dr. William Barber at Occidental College


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Fifty years after Rev. Martin Luther King spoke from the same podium, North Carolina NAACP leader and activist Rev. Dr. William Barber will speak on “Revival, Resilience, Redemption After Rejection: Analyzing the 2016 Election and How to Move Forward" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1 in Thorne Hall.

For more information and to register for the event, visit The event is free and open to the public, so early registration is encouraged. 

Campus sponsors of Rev. Dr. Barber’s speech include the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life; departments of Politics and Urban and Environmental Policy; ASOC; Black Student Alliance; Asian Pacific Americans for Liberation; Diversity & Equity Board; and J-Street.

Community sponsors include the Black Worker Center; Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice; Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights in LA; Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy; Los Angeles County Federation of Labor; and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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