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Clark Atlanta University, Davage Auditorium

223 J.P. Brawley DR.

ATLANTA, Georgia 30310

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WOMEN, SEX AND VIOLENCE in GA:

The 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the Execution of Lena Mae Baker

In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of

The Clark Atlanta University Department of English

Writers Workshop Conference

On March 5, 1945, a poor, Black, domestic from Cuthbert, Georgia became the only woman ever executed in Georgia’s electric chair. Lena Mae Baker’s “crime” was killing her White employer and long-time sexual abuser in self defense. She was tried, found guilty and sentenced to death by a White judge and all-White male jury in a true “kangaroo” court trial that lasted less than four hours. March 5, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of this gross travesty of justice and these events, held from March 6-9, commemorate this travesty of justice.


Who Will Sing for Lena?: an award winning 1-woman play by Janice L. Liddell, featuring the award-winning Vanessa Adams Harris of Tulsa, OK as Lena Baker:

Friday, March 6, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 7, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 8, 3:00 p.m. (Matinee)

$20.00 EACH PERFORMANCE (plus fees)

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Women, Sex and Violence in GA: A Symposium on Contemporary Issues in the Age of “Me Too”

Monday, March 9, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Panels:

*Scholars and The Law* *Activists and Advocates* *The Faith Community Responds* (a lunchtime session) *Students Grapple with the Issues* And more!!!

FREE EVENT* FREE EVENT* FREE EVENT*

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Parking in the CAU Fair Street Lot

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YES

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No food or drink


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Clark Atlanta University, Davage Auditorium

223 J.P. Brawley DR.

ATLANTA, Georgia 30310

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