Civil Rights, Then and Now
Mellon Room, Northeast Harbor Library, 1 Joy Road, Northeast Harbor.
This course will continue the discussion from the Fall 2018 class and explore other civil rights incidents not at all or not fully covered in prior courses (March on Washington, Birmingham Church bombing, James Meredith). The “Now” portion of the course will include Somalis in Maine, separation of children from parents in Native American families as late as 1978, and outspoken sports figures from Muhammad Ali to Colin Kaepernick.
About the instructor
Nat Fenton began his education in Bar Harbor, followed by prep school at St. Mark’s School, college at Bowdoin, and law school at Cornell University. His teaching experience includes one course in adult ed and the remainder at ASC with the latest courses primarily in Civil Rights.