Civil rights activist Henry Brown III will speak Oct. 5
Henry Brown III, a civil rights activist from Milwaukee, will deliver an address about his personal experience with racism and current developments in the civil rights movement across the country for the Black Student Union. The talk will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Dahm Heritage Room, S.N. Pickard Commons as a kick-off event to SOUL Weekend.
Brown is one of the 94 African American students who were expelled from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh as a result of events that unfolded on Nov. 21, 1968, known as “Black Thursday.”