LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2016) — Last June, news was swarming about the lady who climbed a flag pole at the South Carolina State House to unhook the Confederate flag. Student Activities Board (SAB) invites you to meet this activist — Brittany Ann Byuarium "Bree" Newsome. Join SAB to hear from Newsome as she discusses her success before and after her courageous activism 8 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 2, at Memorial Hall.
Brittany Ann Byuarium "Bree" Newsome is an American activist and filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. Advocacy runs through her blood. She also participated in a sit-in for fair voter rights. She is a woman of many levels and is also a singer and songwriter.
“Her ambition has me sold,” said Rockia Harris, the director of Multicultural Affairs. “I wish I had the physical strength to climb the flagpole and take down the Confederate flag. It's actually very cool and inspiring!”
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Questions are encouraged!
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