The Wilmington 10 40th Anniversary Commemoration

The Wilmington 10 40th Anniversary Commemoration

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
6:30-9:30pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center Theatre

Reception to follow

The Wilmington 10 40th Anniversary Commemoration will feature a keynote address by Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. entitled “The Legacy of the Wilmington 10: 40 Years Later.”

Additional comments will be made by author Larry Reni Thomas and Professor Kenneth Janken (Dept. of African and Afro-American Studies). Acknowledgments of the members of the Wilmington 10 will include comments by Willie Earl Vereen and Connie Tindall.

The event will also feature a special vocal performance by Professor Louise Toppin (Music Department).

For more information about the event please visit: http://www.unc.edu/iaar/Wilmington10.htm

For more information about the Wilmington 10 please visit: http://www.lib.unc.edu/ncc/ref/nchistory/feb2005/index.html
This program is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American South, African and Afro-American Studies Department, Institute of African American Research, Chapel Hill NAACP, Justice and Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ, and the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.