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November 2020

Our Right To Assemble: The History of Protest and Civil Disobedience in the U.S. with Matthew Whitaker

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AZ United States

The First Amendment prohibits the government from abridging “the right of the people peaceably to assemble.” This basic freedom ensures the right of people to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue, and defend their collective or shared ideas. When and how have people engaged in protest? Who has engaged in protest? What is civil disobedience? Does everyone have the same right to assemble? In recent days the brutal murders of African Americans by the police has sparked widespread protest…

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