Florida State launches new Civil Rights Institute

Florida State University launches its new Civil Rights Institute with an inaugural event. The institute is an interdisciplinary endeavor created by the Office of the Provost, FSU Libraries, the Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, the College of Communication and Information and the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Its mission is to commemorate and study the U.S. civil rights movement and to promote civil rights and social change.