It Was the Right Time: An Evening with Freedom Rider and Civil Rights Activist Dr. Rip Patton | Wis.Community


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Dr. Rip Patton is a community leader, jazz
musician, long distance trucker, and speaker. As a foot soldier in the civil
rights movement, he participated in the Freedom Rides to ensure the enforcement
of a pair of Supreme Court rulings, forever altering interstate bus travel in
America. This is event is free, however you MUST reserve a ticket in
order to be admitted. Sponsored by: UWEC Visiting Minority Scholars and Artists Program, UWEC College of Arts and Sciences, Blugold Beginnings, UWEC English Department, Pablo Center at the Confluence, and the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild.


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Apr 22 2019 - 7:00pm
Pablo Center at the Confluence