The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL), in commemoration of it’s 50th Anniversary (Theme: “Moving America Toward Justice”) presents a written series by some of the most prolific civil rights leaders of the 21st Century, they include: U. S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), LCCRUL 50th Anniversary Grand Marshal; Ms. Barbara Arnwine, President and Executive Director, LCCRUL; Mr. Charles Ogletree, Professor, Harvard University Law School/Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice; the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., President/CEO, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition; the Rev. Joseph Lowery, Co-founder, Southern Christian Leadership Conference; U. S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.); and 14 additional thought leaders and national advocates for equal justice.
This nation has endured major reconstruction over the past 50 years. “The State of Equality and Justice in America ” is the first in the series.