Inaugural Black History Month Community Lecture Series

February 25, 2016

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Myth or Reality?

Featuring noted author and scholar Dr. Tyrone Tillery
University of Houston professor and an expert in African American and Civil Rights history

Dr. Tillery will present “Equal Opportunity: Myth or Reality?” — an exploration of the pervasive economic inequality that still exists in the United States, despite more than a century of protest movements and affirmative action campaigns.

In Cincinnati and across the country, we’re seeing unprecedented disparity in income and persistent lack of economic opportunity. This month, as we honor African American history, …

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