13 2015

Civil Rights: A Local Perspective

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Manhattan Casino 642 22nd Street S
St. Petersburg, FL 33712


Panel discussion on Civil Rights history in St. Petersburg, including Abdul Karim Ali, son of Joseph Savage, who organized and led the St. Petersburg sanitation strike in 1968; Leon Jackson, one of the two remaining police officers known as the Courageous 12; and Mamie Rogers, who was actively involved in the NAACP as a teen and young woman during the Civil Rights Movement.

Presented in partnership with the YWCA. Community Conversations are made possible by support from Florida Blue.

Free and open to the public. Please RSVP to (727) 820-0100 ext. 301.