Graphic: Masthead for Brown v. Board at 65 Banquet.

Commemorating the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

You are cordially
invited to our banquet

Friday, May 17, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Social Hour with Cash Bar | 6 p.m.

Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center
Washburn University
1701 SW Jewell Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
( map )
Parking is available south and west of Bradbury.

RSVP by May 8, 2019
Business Attire

RSVP and Pay Online
Tickets are $35 per person.

Featured Remarks by Shannon LaNier

Photograph: Shannon LaNier.Shannon LaNier is a 9th generation direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman. He is co-author of the book Jefferson's Children: The Story of One American Family, along with photojournalist Jane Feldman. The book follows his journey to uncover the history behind his heritage.

Shannon co-anchors CW39's "Morning Dose" in Houston. Previously, he hosted "Arise Entertainment 360," a daily culture and entertainment series that aired on BET's sister station, Centric.

2019 Award Receipients

Photograph: Anthony Hensley.Senator Anthony Hensley
Washburn University Class of 1975
Sponsored legislation for the
Brown v. Board of Education Mural
at the Kansas Capitol Building

Photograph: Michael Young.Michael Young
Artist, Brown v. Board of Education Mural
at the Kansas Capitol Building

Read more about the mural in the Kansas City Star.
Graphic: Brown v. Board of Education mural at the Kansas State Capitol.

RSVP and Pay Online
Tickets are $35 per person.

Short URL for this page:
http://washburnlaw.edu/brownat65

RSVP and Pay Online
Tickets are $35 per person.

Graphic: Logos for the Brown Foundation and Washburn University School of Law.

Cosponsored by
The Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence, and Research
and
The Washburn University School of Law Diversity Committee

Graphic: Cover of the book Jefferson's Children: The Story of One American Family.

Jefferson's Children:
The Story of One American Family
by
Shannon LaNier
and
Jane Feldman

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2002

Read more at publisher's website.