State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) will join nationally acclaimed investigative journalist and author Ari Berman this week to discuss the movement to expand and protect voting rights from the 1960s to today, as detailed in Berman’s new book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. The book has been named a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and listed on 2015 best book lists from NPR, the New York Times and the Washington Post. The statewide tour presented by the American Constitution Society, Ohio Voice and America Votes has stopsin Columbus and Cincinnati on Tuesday, March 22 and Cleveland on Wednesday, March 23.


WHO:             State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent)


Journalist and author Ari Berman


WHAT:           Voting Rights Discussions


WHEN:           March 22, 2016


12:00 to 1:30 p.m.


Columbus Athletic Club


136 East Broad Street


Columbus, Ohio 43215


March 22, 2016


6:30 to 8:00 p.m.


The Mercantile Library


414 Walnut Street, 11th Floor


Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


March 23, 2016


12:00 to 1:30 p.m.


City Club of Cleveland


800 Euclid Ave., #200


Cleveland, Ohio 44114

 
 
 
  
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