Bob Moses, a leader of the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project and director of the Algebra, Project will speak about quality education as a constitutional right and the necessity for “demand side” pressure for change, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21 at Mills Grove Christian Church, 5410 Fleming Ave. in Oakland.
The event is fundraiser to help pay legal fees Ronald Bridgeforth, another civil rights veteran.
More recently, Bob was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 1982 for his work in Mississippi. He used the fellowship to start the national Algebra Project, which teaches math to urban and other poor students.
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