Webinar: ‘Gandhi, the Civil Rights Movement and the Continuing Struggle for Justice and Peace’

Vinay Lal, Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. and Dianne Dillon-Ridgley headshots.

Full article available on FresnoStateNews.com.

Fresno State will present three renowned civil rights scholars as panelists for “Gandhi, the Civil Rights Movement and the Continuing Struggle for Justice and Peace,” a webinar hosted by the Office of the President — the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., Vinay Lal and Dianne Dillon-Ridgley.

This event will focus on the history of connections between Mohandas Gandhi and leaders of civil rights movements, as well as the continuing struggle against racial inequality and injustice. 

The hour-long webinar will be broadcast on Zoom from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2. Following brief presentations from each of the three scholars, a moderated question-and-answer session will take place. Those interested in participating can join the Sept. 2 webinar at this link: https://fresnostate.zoom.us/j/91934360413?pwd=NDM4dUxLbEFZYmgxMFh6NDFSVkU3UT09

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