Post date: September 9, 2003
On Wednesday, Sept. 10, Danny Glover, chairman of the board of directors of TransAfrica Forum will speak on the Patriot Act and patriotism. The remarks, sponsored by the Harvard Law School Saturday School Program, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Ames Courtroom in Austin Hall. For those unable to attend the event, the speech will be webcast live.
Glover, a well-known actor, has received the William Kunstler Racial Justice Award for his work on a variety of social issues and a lifetime achievement award from Amnesty International. He was also appointed the first Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations Development Programme.
The TransAfrica Forum serves as a major research, educational and organizing institution for the African-American community offering constructive analyses of issues concerning U.S. policy as it affects Africa and the Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Established in 1988 by Professor Charles Ogletree, the Saturday School provides a forum for students to engage in constructive dialogue with professors, legal practitioners, elected officials, judges and activists.