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4th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit
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4th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit

On Wednesday, August 1 we will discuss race, class and power and how we all can overcome the barriers that threaten to divide us.

8/1/2012
When: 8/1/2012
6:00 PM
Where: Reading Terminal Market
12th & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19107
United States
Contact: Global Citizen
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Three years ago this July, in the aftermath of the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates on the front porch of his own home by Cambridge Police Sergeant James Crowley, President Obama invited the two men to the White House for a meeting over beer to discuss the incident. 

At the same time in Philadelphia, as part of its MLK365 Program, Global Citizen organized a Beer Summit in Center City Philadelphia for concerned citizens to meet, mingle, and discuss race relations in our city and throughout America.

On Wednesday, August 1, Global Citizen will continue that discussion about race, class and power and how we all can overcome the barriers that threaten to divide us. The conversation will feature Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill. Among topics of discussion, will be his most recent book, The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America. Find it on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/The-Classroom-Cell-Conversations-America/dp/0883783371

RSVP for the event, visit: http://mlk3652012beersummit.eventbrite.com/.

Questions? Contact (215) 851-1811 or mlk365@globalcitizen.us.com. Beer, soft drinks and snacks will be offered during the event. On-street parking will be available, along with the parking garage at 12th & Filbert Streets. 

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