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Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Desmond Meade, Thursday, Feb. 20

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Published: 2020-02-14 14:27:41.433

<p>Black History Month Keynote Speaker</p>
<p><b>Desmond Meade</b></p>
<p><b>Thursday, Feb. 20 2020 @ 7 p.m. </b></p>
<p><b>FREE EVENT - RSVP requested</b></p>
<p>Desmond Meade is a formerly homeless returning citizen who overcame many obstacles to eventually become the President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC), Chair of Floridians for a Fair Democracy, and a graduate of Florida International University College of Law. As President of Floridians for a Fair Democracy, Desmond led the FRRC to a historic victory in 2018 with the successful passage of Amendment 4, a grassroots citizen's initiative which restored voting rights to over 1.4 million Floridians with past felony convictions. Amendment 4 represented the single largest expansion of voting rights in the United States in half a century and brought an end to 150 years of a Jim Crow-era law in Florida.</p>
<p><b><i>Set Length: 60min</i></b></p>
<p>For more information and <b><i>RSVP</i></b> visit our website at <a href="https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/cac" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/cac&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1581001954745000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHqzzhkfbkjF5TDZNlcALRHkcpULw">https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/cac</a></p>
<p>Our location is central, with free parking and nearby public transportation.</p>
<p><em><b>Wheelchair accessible</b></em></p>
<p><b>PRICE:</b></p>
<p><b><i>FREE EVENT - RSVP requested</i></b></p>

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