Hamline Events

Legacy of Courage and Freedom: Dred and Harriet Scott Program

Date: May 22, 2013
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost: Free
Contact: Human Rights Commission at 952-563-8733; Parks and Recreation at 952-563-8877 or parksrec@ci.bloomington.mn.us
Location: Bloomington Civic Center
Sponsor: U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota, the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Bloomington Human Rights Commission and Bloomington Parks and Recreation
Description:

This free public event is sponsored by the U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota, the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Bloomington Human Rights Commission and Bloomington Parks and Recreation. All are invited! Reservations requested by calling 952-563-4948. The program will feature the following:

6:30 p.m. Complimentary light refreshments and cash bar
7 p.m. Program
Introduction: Frank White, Tom Nelson, Honorable Donovan W. Frank, U.S. District Judge
Living History Presentation
Open Doors Comments - Honorable Donovan W. Frank, U.S. District Judge
Lynne Jackson Introduction – Honorable Michael Davis, Chief U.S. District Judge
Keynote Speaker – Lynne Jackson, great-great-granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott
Proclamation and Rededication of Bloomington's Dred Scott Playfield – Mayor Gene Winstead
Unveiling of Interpretive Plaque for Dred Scott Playfield
9 p.m. Complimentary desserts

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