An Evening with Freedom Rider and Civil Rights Activist: Dr. Rip Patton
Dr. Rip Patton is a community leader, jazz musician, long distance trucker, and speaker. As a foot soldier in the civil rights movement, he participated in the Freedom Rides to ensure the enforcement of a pair of Supreme Court rulings, forever altering interstate bus travel in America.
This program was made possible with support from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Visiting Minority Scholars and Artists Program, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences, Blugold Beginnings, and the English Department.
Cost: FREE but reservation required