Award-winning actor, director, producer and humanitarian Activist Danny Glover will speak Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Christ of Light, 2121 Harrison St. in Oakland, presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center and Peralta Community College District.
The event is part of the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris lecture series, focused on “resisting oppression: constructing democracy.”
“Democracy requires participation,” according to the event announcement. “It requires us, the people, to get involved and stay involved. Danny Glover advocates for the creation of a 21st Century narrative, one based on unity within the United States and around the world. Everywhere the people are resisting the effort to return to Jim Crow and dictatorship.’
Danny Glover is widely recognized as a leader in the fight for justice who advocates for unity between the battles for economic, civil and human rights, and peace.
To reserve a seat at the free event, call 510-434-3988.