Hilary O. Shelton has served as the Senior Vice President for Policy and Advocacy / Director to the NAACP’s Washington Bureau for over 2 decades. The Washington Bureau is the Federal legislative and national public policy division of the NAACP, an over 500,000- member, 2,200-membership unit, national civil rights organization. Shelton discusses historical and contemporary threats to African American voting rights. Light refreshments provided. This event is co-sponsored by the Fulton Public Humanities Program, School of Social Work, the Fulton School of Liberal Arts, and the Office of Multicultural Student Services.