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Livestreaming now–watch on YouTube! You can comment and ask questions.

Our National Conversation on Civil Rights and Individual Freedom has begun. This two-day event will address the challenges to and future of civil rights and individual freedom.

Watch a Q&A session with former President Jimmy Carter and Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Then Jelani Cobb will moderate a panel on “Civil Rights: Then and Now.“ Panelists include Ouleye Ndoye Warnock, Columbia University; Karin Ryan, Senior Policy Advisor on Human Rights and Special Representative on Women and Girls for the The Carter Center; Lisa Williams, founder,Circle of Friends: Celebrating Life; and Dr. Kurt Young, Clark Atlanta University.

Tune in and tell us what you think!

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Join us for our first #RightsAndJustice National Conversation! We’re livestreaming the discussion at 1:30 pm ET.

As part of its Amending America initiative, the National Archives presents a National Conversation on Civil Rights and Individual Freedom in partnership with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. 

This two-day event looks at the challenges to and future of civil rights and individual freedom, and features a Q&A session with former President Jimmy Carter and Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Jelani Cobb will moderate a panel on “Civil Rights: Then and Now.” Panelists include Ouleye Ndoye Warnock, Columbia University; Karin Ryan, senior policy advisor on Human Rights and Special Representative on Women and Girls for the Carter Center; Lisa Williams, founder of Circle of Friends; and Dr. Kurt Young, Clark Atlanta University.