Dallas Bar Association Presents Separate but Equal: How the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Changed Dallas

DALLAS - March 7, 2014 - PRLog -- To mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Dallas Bar Association will present a series of programs commemorating the need for, and achievements of, the Civil Rights Act.

The first of the series, titled “Separate but Equal: How the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Changed Dallas,” will be presented Thursday, March 27, noon-2:00 p.m. at the Belo Mansion.

Panelists for the event include: Ernie Higginbotham, Senior V.P. and General Counsel, United Lex & Former President, Greater Dallas Community of Churches; Rev. Zan W. Holmes, Jr., Pastor Emeritus, St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church; Sandra Dorsey Malone, Retired Dallas ISD Educator & Former Desegregation Court Auditor for the US District Court, Northern District of Texas; Robert H. Thomas, Strasburger & Price LLP and Former Dallas Bar Association President; and moderator Richard Stewart, Assistant General Counsel (Retired), Verizon.

The event is free and the public is welcome. Attorneys attending can qualify for two hours of Ethics continuing legal education (CLE). Lunch is available for $12.76. For more information, call (214) 220-7400.

The Belo Mansion is located at 2101 Ross Avenue, in Downtown Dallas. Parking is available in the Pavilion Garage for $4 (enter from Olive Street).


The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of more than 11,000 Dallas-area attorneys. Find out more at www.dallasbar.org.

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