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Presidential Session: WOKE VOTE

This is the inside story of how a movement founded by a preacher’s daughter from Birmingham who worked in the Obama White House assembled a team and strategy to send a Democrat to the Senate from Alabama for the first time in 25 years—and then helped to restore voting rights to 1.4 million ex-felons, the most significant expansion of voting rights since the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

PLENARY SESSION: From the Front Porch: What Alabama Teaches the World

As one of the sites in America’s Civil Rights Crossroads, Alabama helped draw international media attention to the need for change in America. This panel presents the insights of some of Alabama’s greatest gifts to the world, social justice activists and human rights champions.