International Civil Rights Center & Museum

Civil Rights Speaker Series

Listen to legendary civic leaders.
Get their autographed works.

Feb. 1 & 29, 2024  |  6:30 p.m.

Join the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, in conjunction with educational and corporate sponsors, as we host exceptional civil rights leaders during the Museum's "Civil Rights Series" highlighting some of America's most consequential stories. A private VIP Reception featuring the speakers will be held prior to the event for sponsors. 

All sessions will be held at: 
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S. Elm Street, Greensboro N.C. 27401

Individual Tickets: $50 / Series Tickets: $125
Sponsorships Available

UPDATE: Due to travel and logistics, Amb. Nicole-Avant Sarandos' session has been postponed until further notice. Those who have purchased tickets for this session will be refunded and the Museum will release more information shortly.

Buy Tickets & Sponsorships - Feb. 1 (Chavis)
Buy Tickets & Sponsorships - Feb. 29 (Brown)
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2024 Featured Speakers

Dr. Benjamin
Chavis, Jr.
Feb. 1, 2024  |  6:30 p.m.

Chavis is a civil rights leader, author, journalist, organic chemist, environmentalist, entrepreneur, and the current president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association.

Book Signing:
Psalms from Prison

Amb. Nicole Avant Sarandos

Avant-Sarandos is an American producer, philanthropist, and political activist. She served as the United States Ambassador to the Bahamas from 2009 to 2011, and produced the award-winning documentary The Black Godfather.

Book Signing:
Think You'll Be Happy

Dr. Robert "Bob"
Feb. 29, 2024  |  6:30 p.m.

Brown is a former federal agent, special advisor to the White House, civil rights activist, business owner, and diplomat. Dr. Brown currently serves as the chair of the High Point University’s Board of Trustees.

Book Signing:
You Can't Go Wrong Doing Right

2024 Speaker Series Sponsors

The Freedom Supporter

The Walk of Courage