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Virtual: Examining Civil Rights in Maryland, Part II

Virtual: Examining Civil Rights in Maryland, Part II

…Where we’re going.

Join us for part two of the conversation on civil rights in Maryland. C. Fraser Smith, author and retired senior news analyst, and TU Professor Donn Worgs, will lead the conversation on contemporary civil rights movements, including Freddie Gray and Black Lives Matter. The panelists will link past movements to the present and discuss how to move forward.


This live virtual event is co-sponsored by the Towson University Retired Faculty Association, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University and the Towson University Alumni Association.


About the Panelists

C. Fraser Smith is a retired columnist and editorial writer for the Baltimore Sun and served as a political analyst for Baltimore’s National Public Radio station, WYPR. He is the recipient of numerous journalism awards and author of “Here Lies Jim Crow: Civil Rights in Maryland.


Donn Worgs, Ph.D., is a professor at Towson University in the department of political science. His areas of study include American politics, urban politics, African American studies and politics, and community development. He has authored numerous articles for publication, as well as papers, reports and presentations.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

All Campus Events, Alumni & Advancement, Open to the Public, Faculty/Staff, Virtual


University Advancement, Alumni Relations

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, General Public, Staff



No cost

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