The People and Places of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement

Presented by Dr. Raphael Cassimere, Jr.

UNO Professor Emeritus of American Constitutional History and African American History.


The year 1964 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act by President Lyndon Johnson. Join us at St. James AME Church, an important gathering place for the local civil rights community, to hear Dr. Raphael Cassimere share stories about the people and places in New Orleans associated with the movement.


Thursday, October 16, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

St. James AME Church

222 N. Roman St.

New Orleans, 70112


Free and open to the public.

Thank you Avis R. Ogilvy for your sponsorship.