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Faith & Action Fall Event Featuring Bryan Stevenson

The Faith & Action Project will host its 2021 Fall Event “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference” featuring Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, in a moderated discussion about how we can overcome poverty by attacking the injustices that fuel it.
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Milton Elementary students tour Bryan Stevenson exhibit

Milton Elementary fifth-graders enjoyed a walking field trip May 10 from their school to the Milton Historical Society, where they toured the Walking into Greatness: Bryan Stevenson exhibit. Alonna Berry, interim director of the Milton Historical Society, helped Milton Elementary staff create a safe, socially distanced guided tour of the...
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Bryan Stevenson Joins Wynton Marsalis for Jazz at Lincoln Center Special Performance

We are excited to announce that Bryan Stevenson will join Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra for a special performance honoring the struggle for justice in America. Airing Friday, “Freedom, Justice and Hope” is a collaboration that will feature jazz performances that address the legacy of inequality and injustice. The program features the world premiere of two new jazz compositions dedicated to the more than 200 Black people killed in Elaine, Arkansas, during the Red Summer of 1919 and a work that honors the legendary Ida B. Wells.
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The Michigan Daily sits down with 2021 Commencement speaker Bryan Stevenson

The Michigan Daily sat down with 2021 Commencement speaker Bryan Stevenson over the phone on Thursday. Stevenson is an acclaimed public interest lawyer, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), a professor of criminal justice at New York University Law and the author of bestselling autobiography “Just Mercy.” He discussed his experience and perspective regarding college education, societal changes since his 2012 TED Talk, the history of social justice and necessary changes going forward. Stevenson will formally address the Spring graduating class at commencement Sunday, May 1. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity and length.
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UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, for American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference on Friday, April 30 at 5 p.m. Pacific

This virtual event is available for ticket holders to replay for one week. American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference. MacArthur Fellow, human rights activist and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. Spearheaded Alabama’s Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Author of the bestselling memoir...
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Alabama lawyer Bryan Stevenson to perform at the Lincoln Center

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An Alabama lawyer best known for defending death row inmates and advocating for racial justice is taking on a new role: Concert pianist at New York’s Lincoln Center. Attorney Bryan Stevenson will appear as both a speaker and performer at an event called “Freedom, Justice and Hope”...
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EJI Founder Bryan Stevenson to Perform at Lincoln Center in New York

Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, will be taking on a new role — concert pianist at New York’s Lincoln Center. Stevenson will appear as both a speaker and performer at an event called “Freedom, Justice and Hope” that will premiere virtually on May 21. An announcement from the venue says Wynton Marsalis will be the musical director.
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Bryan Stevenson to perform ‘Honeysuckle Rose’ and ‘We Shall Overcome’ at Lincoln Center

An Alabama lawyer best known for defending death row inmates and advocating for racial justice is taking on a new role: Concert pianist at New York’s Lincoln Center. Attorney Bryan Stevenson will appear as both a speaker and performer at an event called “Freedom, Justice and Hope” that will premiere virtually on May 21. Wynton Marsalis will be the musical director.