The Richard Allen Lecture Series is sponsored by the St. Paul's AME Church as well as the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute of the Harvard Law School. Yes, thats the Richard Allen of Bishop Richard Allen Drive right behind CCTV.
This lecture featured legendary civil rights activist Jesse Jackson who provided a speech entitled "Forty Years Later". Shawmut Education provides this edited version of the days events. There was plenty of context given the current political landscape.
It was a packed house with plenty of song and numerous elected officials and clergy on hand. Rev. Jackson also held a press conference after his speech.