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2018 Lane Lecture- Civil Rights Then and Now: A Conversation with Fred Gray

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Creighton University Mike and Josie Harper Center

Hixson-Lied Auditorium

602 North 20th Street

Omaha, NE 68178

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The Creighton University School of Law, the Omaha Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, and the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice proudly present the 2018 Lane Lecture - Civil Rights Then and Now: A Conversation with Fred Gray. Members of the Creighton Law School Black Law Student Association (BLSA) will moderate the event.

Fred Gray is an attorney, preacher, and former elected official who defended Rosa Parks and led a number of Alabama key cases during the Civil Rights Movement. He was also an instrumental figure in the historic case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.

Mr. Gray became the president of the National Bar Association in 1985, later becoming the first African-American president of the Alabama Bar Association in 2002.

A book signing will follow the event, and books will be available on site for purchase.


This event has been approved for 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit in both Nebraska and Iowa.



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For further information, please contact Tory Van Heuvelen at toryvanheuvelen@creighton.edu or (402) 280-1204

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking will be available on the top level of the Creighton parking structure at the intersection of 21st and Cass Streets, the Lied Education Center for the Arts Visitors’ Lot at the intersection of 23rd and Cass Streets, the Visitors' Lot on 24th Street, and the Visitors’ Lot immediately South of the Harper Center, which can be accessed via 20th Street. See map below with yellow stars indicating available parking options.

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Creighton University Mike and Josie Harper Center

Hixson-Lied Auditorium

602 North 20th Street

Omaha, NE 68178

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