MLK Event Reminder: "Soul of Justice; Thelton Henderson's American Journey"
In honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday,
the MLK Raise the Bar Service Group, and the Black Law Students Association
invite members of the
“Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey”
with an Introduction by award-winning Filmmaker
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 ~ 12:15 PM**
Lockhart Hall (Room 25)
Lunch provided (limited supply) for those attending
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Notes on the Film:
SOUL OF JUSTICE: Thelton Henderson’s American Journeyis a timely and unforgettable story about one person’s commitment to integrity and human rights and his profound influence on the American judicial system. This riveting and thought-provoking film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the
Beginning with his 1980 judicial appointment by President Jimmy Carter until the present day,
Soul of Justice is an official selection of the 2005 Mill Valley Film Festival; 2006 Pan African Film Festival; 2006 Ashland Film Festival; 2006 Black International Cinema Festival (Berlin); 2006 San Francisco Black Film Festival and 2006 Hollywood Black Film Festival.
For more information about the film go to www.soulofjustice.org.
**Please note that a SECOND SHOWING sponsored by the American Constitution Society,the Hennepin County Bar Association& the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers will take place on January 17, 2007, at the Minneapolis Central Public Library, Pohlad Hall, at 300 Nicollet Mall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Program begins at 6:00 p.m. This second showing will include remarks by