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


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Mon. Apr. 22, 2019   7pm

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