Unsung School Integrators Symposium

October 12, 2019 Off By Michael
1965 Lanier Jr. High School for boys. I was the only Black student in this English class.

Kindly click the link to an invitation to a discussion with several students who integrated Lanier Jr. High School for Boys in Macon, Georgia in 1965. They will discuss how their experiences impacted the fulfillment of the Brown v. Topeka Board of Education case.

The Symposium takes place Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the Tubman African American Museum beginning at 10:00 am until noon.

The Panelists are Carlton Haywood, Sylvester Royal, and James Thomas. The discussion is moderated by Harold Michael Harvey.

A question and answer session will follow the symposium after which the panel invites attends to lunch at the Overtyme Bar and Grill.


Harold Michael Harvey is the author of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. He is a Past President of the Gate City Bar Association. He is the recipient of Gate City’s R. E. Thomas Civil Rights Award, which he received for his pro bono representation of Black college students arrested during Freaknik celebrations in the mid to late 1990s. An avid public speaker, contact him at hmharvey@haroldmichaelharvey.com