Jim Lewis: “Civil Rights Laws”

History Comes Alive!

Jim Lewis, former civil rights worker and civil rights attorney in Mississippi (1966-1973) and former United States Attorney here (2010-2016), will speak on the history, meaning and impact of our country’s civil rights laws–in healing our country’s divisions based on race.

Presentation begins at 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum.   Please call the Museum at 217-391-6323 to make a reservation since space will be limited to 60% capacity.