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Black History Lecture Series
February 24, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFREE
G. Michael Payton will speak on the 50 year Anniversary of Civil Rights Bill. Mr. Payton will speak on the significance of the Civil Rights Bill then and now, and the creation and work of the Civil Rights Commission. This talk will take place in the Barbara R. Nicholson Auditorium at the King Arts Complex. Michael is the Executive Director for the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the state law enforcement agency that administers the Ohio Civil Rights Act in the areas of employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and disabilities in higher education while conducting education and outreach. Michael oversees a statewide staff of 100 employees who investigate over 5,000 charges of discrimination annually.
This event is free and open to the public