Unexampled Courage tells the powerful story of how a police assault on a uniformed black soldier changed the course of Americas Civil Rights history and led Charleston federal judge Waties Waring to play a key role in the Supreme Courts landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
On June 18th, United States District Court Judge Richard Gergel visits Levine Museum to discuss his new book and the incident that gained national attention. He will be joined by renowned Civil Rights attorney James Ferguson and Joseph DeLaine, Jr., whose family organized the South Carolina desegregation lawsuit.
Each program is $15 for non-members (25% discount for members) and includes program, a Southern chicken dinner from Mert’s Heart and Soul, and a cash bar. Space is limited, reservations required.
NEW SOUTH FOR THE NEW SOUTHERNER
Sponsored by: North Carolina Humanities Council and Arts & Science Council.
All New South for the New Southerner programs will be hosted by retired Levine Museum historian Dr. Tom Hanchett. This program is geared for adults interested in the history and culture of the Piedmont region in general and the city of Charlotte in particular.