02-07-2017

Summary

Introduced by Mansur Buffins, Reverend Attorney Francys Johnson gives an impassioned keynote address at Athens 1st Social Justice Symposium. He integrates a variety of mediums throughout his speech as he aims to inspire and enact change at the individual, community, and federal level.

Credentials of Speaker

Reverend Attorney Francys Johnson

President of Georgia NAACP

Attorney at The Johnson Firm P.C. Attorneys and Counselors of Law

Senior Minister at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church

Senior Minister at Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church

Contact: info@francysjohnson.com

University Affiliation

Former Faculty Member of Savannah State University and Georgia Southern University

Studied at the University of Georgia School of Law

Studied at Georgia Southern University

Music

Song Name: People Get Ready

Artist: The Impressions

Copyright Company/Studio: 1965, ABC Paramount, ABCS-505

Song Name: It’s Time

Artist: The Winans

Copyright Company/Studio: 1990, Qwest Records, Warner Bros. Records, PRO-CD-3953, US 1990

Producer: Llewellyn Cornelius

Email: lcornel@uga.edu

Associate Producer: Jessica Smith (UGA MSW ’18)

Facebook: UGA Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights

Twitter: @csjuga

Web: www.centerforsocialjusticeuga.org

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