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Civil rights and hate crimes symposium

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The US Attorney's office will present a day long  civil rights and hate crimes symposium Thursday, September 13 at the Harbert Center on Fourth Avenue North in Birmingham.

 Keynote speaker will be Wayne Flynt, historian and author. The topic of his address: Evolving Civil Rights - The Past and Future.

Another presenter is Albany county, Wyoming Sheriff David O'Malley. He investigated the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old college student beaten to death because he was gay.

Attendance is free and open to the public, however, space is limited.

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