2008 Human Rights Day Conference

25th annual Human Rights Day Conference and Forum

Look Back, but March Forward

Kweisi MfumeAcclaimed civil rights activist Kweisi Mfume delivered the keynote address at Minnesota’s 25th Annual Human Rights Day Conference, held Friday, December 5, 2008 at Saint Paul RiverCentre. View other conference highlights, including the Poster contest winning artwork.

The theme of the 2008 conference was based on a quote from Johnnie Carr, fellow activist of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who encouraged young people “to look and to see what has happened in the past, and move forward and see what you can do for the future.”