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Lyceum event to discuss Black Lives Matter
Lyceum event to discuss Black Lives Matter

PINE BLUFF, Ark. - An associate professor from the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law will be giving a presentation, "Do Black Lives Matter?" at the Lyceum event at UAPB.

On Tuesday, March 29, Adjoa A. Aiyetoro will be speaking at the Cross-Phipps auditorium of Caldwell Hall to address remedies for historical and present day conflict amongst people of color, women and other oppressed groups. 

Aiyetoro joined the UALR law school faculty in 2004. She graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law. Before joining the faculty, she had a career as a human rights attorney. She began her legal career as a staff attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section where she litigated cases involving the rights of the institutionalized and developed an expertise in prisoner rights. Aiyetoro has also written several publications which include Why Reparations to African Descendants in the United States Are Essential to Democracy, J. Gender Race & Justice; Historic and Modern Social Movements for Reparations: The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America.

This free, public event starts at 11 a.m. For more information about the event, please call (870) 575-8415.