Getting to the Point with Eric H. Holder Jr.
A conversation with the 82nd Attorney General of the United States on gerrymandering and its impact to the American political system.
Eric H. Holder Jr. will visit the Institute for a Getting to the Point conversation on gerrymandering and its impact on the American political system, moderated by The New Yorker staff writer and Chief Legal Analyst for CNN, Jeffrey Toobin. Mr. Holder served as the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, is a partner at Covington, and serves as the Chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee. He is the third longest serving Attorney General in U.S. history and the first African-American to hold that office.
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Stephen Breyer will participate in a moderated conversation with Nina Totenberg, NPR’s award-winning legal affairs correspondent, about the vital role the Supreme Court plays in providing checks and balances on the federal government, the importance of nominations to the bench and how elections impact these decisions, and the recent rulings of the court.
Join the Museum of African American History, the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation, and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate for the 2020 MAAH Stone Book Award Virtual Event. Now in its third year, the Award is an annual prize that encourages scholarship and writing within the field of African American history and culture by awarding a $25,000 prize and two $5,000 finalist prizes for exceptional adult non-fiction books written in a literary style.
Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts for a Constitution Day forum on Massachusetts’s Ballot Question #2. The moderated discussion will cover both sides of the Ranked Choice Voting initiative as Commonwealth voters prepare to head to the polls in November.