Saturday, January 13, 2007

Peace & Justice Center Turns 25

Posted on Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 4:00 AM

The Mid-South Peace & Justice Center celebrated 25 years last night with a gala event at Bridges downtown.

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now!, an independent radio and TV news program, spoke about the importance of gathering one’s news from non-corporate sources. Goodman said she’s currently trying to make the Democracy Now! broadcast accessible in Memphis.

Rhodes religious studies professor Luther Ivory spoke about the importance of making time and space in one’s life for activism.

India Palace catered the event, and music was provided by folk singer Andy Cohen.

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.


Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2018

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation