ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Civil Rights Institute is the scene of a civil rights symposium led by Albany State University today.
Discussions and exhibits are scheduled with a look at the black journey from segregation to desegregation.
Dr. William G. Anderson, first president of the Albany Movement, began the morning with a presentation entitled, "The Albany Movement in Retrospect."
The RESONANCE readers theater group from Spelman College will celebrate Bernice Johnson Reagon, organizer of the "Sweet Honey In The Rock" a cappella ensemble, with a 1:15 p.m. musical production of "A Praise Poem for _____," written by Gloria Wade-Gayles.
Anthony Grooms, author of "Bombingham", will also lead a discussion on the fictional reflections of civil rights at 2:15 p.m.