Speakers & Events

Please join the Department of Political Science as we commemorate the passage of the 19th amendment and welcome Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, Anita Earls. Justice Earls is an African-American civil rights attorney, educator, and founder of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ).

Her lecture, “Movements to Expand the Franchise and Perfect our Democracy: A Legal Perspective,” will examine the fight for women’s suffrage in light of her experiences in voting rights mobilization in the South. Bridging past and present struggles for voting rights.