Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot on Respect: Witness and Justice
6:00 PM-8:00 PM Thu, Apr 4, 2013
Venue: Museum of African American History
46 Joy St., Boston, MA 02114Contact:
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A Lowell Lecture Series Presentation.Free and open to the public.Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot will present a view that draws its contours from the African-American historic journey of liberation, and focuses on the ways that respect creates equality, empathy and connection in all kinds of relationships.Among Dr. Lawrence-Lightfoot's many honors are the prestigious MacArthur prize fellowship and the Emily Hargroves Fisher endowed chair at Harvard University. Upon her retirement, that chair becomes the Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot endowed chair, making her the first African-American woman in Harvard's history to have an endowed professorship named in her honor.