Poor People's Campaign Expert, Dr. Gordon Mantler

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons
Town Hall

As part of our commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Poor People's Campaign, the UB campus and the greater community are invited to a presentation by the foremost expert on the Poor People’s Campaign, Dr. Gordon Mantler. His book, Power to the Poor, focused on the genesis of the Campaign in Dr. King’s pivot to economic inequality, the diversity of the participating groups and their varied issues, and the implications of the 42-day encampment on the Washington Mall and its aftermath.

After Dr. Mantler's talk, exhibits recalling the campaign—created by Prof. Betsy Nix's winterim class on the Poor People's Campaign—will be on display in the Town Hall Atrium.

Please RSVP below to join us.

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Ed Gibson
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