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65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education Washburn Banquet
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5/17/2019
When: Friday, May 17, 2019
7:00 PM
Where: Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center
Washburn University
1701 SW Jewell Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 
United States
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You are cordially invited to our banquet commemorating the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board

 

 

Friday, May 17 | 7 p.m.

 

Social Hour with cash bar | 6 p.m.

 

Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center

Washburn University

1701 SW Jewell Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

 

RSVP by May 8, 2019

Business Attire

 

 

If you are interested in sponsorships, please contact Patrick Mikesic

785.670.1896 | pmikesic@wualumni.org

or visit washburnlaw.edu/brownat65sponsorship

 

 

Featured remarks by Shannon LaNier

Shannon LaNier is a 9th generation direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman. He is co-author of the Random House Inc. book Jefferson's Children: The Story of One American Family, along with photojournalist Jane Feldman. The book follows his journey to uncover the history behind his heritage.

 

Shannon co-anchors CW39's “Morning Dose” in Houston. Previously, he hosted “Arise Entertainment 360,” a daily culture and entertainment series that aired on BET's sister station, Centric.

 

2019 Award Recipients

Sen. Anthony Hensley

Washburn University Class of '75

Sponsored legislation for the Brown v. Boardof Education Mural at the Kansas Capitol Building

 

 

Michael Young

Artist, Brown v. Board of Education Mural at the Kansas Capitol Building