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John Jordan: Civil Rights Yesterday Today and Tomorrow

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Bucks County Visitor Center

3207 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

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The African American Museum of Bucks County is launching a 4-part Speakers Series, extraordinary presentations each revealng American and local history, up-close and personal. The museum is tapping local talent with unique personal and professional perspectives of history to enlarge and enrich your understanding of history.

On February 9, in part 2 of the Series, John Jordan presents Civil Rights Yesterday Today and Tomorrow.

John W. Jordan’s professional and life experience is deep and expansive. He grew up in the South, then moved to live most of his life in the Philadelphia/ Bucks County area. He has been a Vice President in Finance and Community Banking, He has been a consultant, a board member, an advocate, a public speaker, and in his spare time , a singer. In 2008, John was appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania to serve as a Commissioner on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Diversity Affairs. In 2014, he was appointed to the National Voting Rights Commission by the Obama Administration for his work in Pennsylvania protecting voting rights. Let's hear this dedicated leader's perspectives and insights about civil rights: yesterday, today and tomorrow.

The event is held at the Bucks County Visitors Center. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Event includes historic exhibit, presentation and refreshments.

Two upcoming presentations in this Speakers Series:

o March 9th, 2019: Shirley Lee Corsey: Women History Makers of Bucks County and Beyond

o April 13th, 2019: Josh Lee and the Family: African American Arts Finale: Jazz and the Great Migration

Go to the AAMBC website, https://infoaambc.org/) for details about future events.

Buy your tickets soon as space is limited and these events will sell out.

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