Civil Rights Lecture Series: Mr. Fred Gray, Esq.

Date: Wednesday - February 19, 2014
Time: 3:05 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Torp Theater - Davidson Hall

Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray was the principal lawyer involved in the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.  He represented Mrs. Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other participants in the boycott.  He also created the litigation strategy for the boycott, which ended in a decision by the U. S. Supreme Court that bus segregation in Montgomery was unconstitutional in 1957.

For more information, please contact Stephen Balkarah at 860-794-6690 or

Sponsored in part by: The Civil Rights Project; Office of Student Conduct; Student Affairs; Office of Public Policy and Social Research; Alumni Affairs and Academic Affairs.

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