Black Lives Matter – The Civil Rights Movement after 1954

The third event in this series was hosted on September 22 at 7 p.m. The lecture titled, “Black Lives Matter—The Civil Rights Movement after 1954” was led by Dr. Jaye Rogers, Chair and professor of history.

This session explores how African-Americans and their allies confronted white supremacy and initiated a massive social protest movement that ultimately destroyed the legal system of Jim Crow Segregation and voting restriction laws.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.