Thomas Jefferson University hosts civil rights activist C.T. Vivian

  • Klasko and CT Vivian (credit phillytrib.com)

Thomas Jefferson University hosts civil rights activist C.T. Vivian

“Civil rights activist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient C.T. Vivian met with Thomas Jefferson University President and CEO Stephen Klasko for a fireside chat Wednesday on healthcare and equal rights. His visit was a part of the 2nd Annual Jefferson salute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision.

In an event open to all students, staff and community members, Vivian and Klasko discussed the Civil Rights Movement and nonviolent action, the role of the church in Black communities and other topics.”

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Originally posted on January 28, 2017 by Maya Earls