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Reverend James Lawson Day

Today the public is invited to a talk (6pm) by the Reverend Dr. Lawson and a proclamation (2pm) honoring Reverend Lawson
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Join us at 2 p.m. at #portland City Hall, when the Mayor and all Council Members will read a proclamation honoring Reverend Lawson and declaring 24 April 2019 as Reverend James Lawson Day.

The public is invited to a talk by the Reverend Dr. Lawson at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Portland State University University Place Hotel Columbia Ballroom, 310 SW Lincoln St, Portland, OR 97201.

Reverend Lawson spent time in federal prison and many jails for his resistance to war and racism. He was the same age as Dr. King when they met in the 1950s and MLK recruited Lawson to provide strategic guidance and nonviolence training to the emerging American Freedom Movement. Please join us for this historic set of events.

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