Quinnipiac Univ. to mark Emancipation Proclamation’s 150th

HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University will conduct a program to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Monday Feb. 18 (President’s Day)  beginning at 7 p.m.. in the Buckman Theater on campus, 275 Mount Carmel Ave.

Panel members will include:

— William Dunlap, professor of law and expert on the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment

— Marilyn Ford, professor of law, Quinnipiac University

— The Rev. Robert Perry Pastor of Union Baptist Church, Stamford and former president of the Connecticut Convention of Baptist Churches

— James Rawlings – President NAACP, New Haven chapter

The event is free and open to the public.

John Burgeson