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The Canisius community is invited to participate in A Movement, Not a Moment: Reflecting on the Past, Present and Future of Black Freedom in America, which takes place this Saturday, July 9 at 11:00 a.m. at the Buffalo Museum of Science auditorium.

The presentation features Dr. Russell Wigginton, president of the National Civil Rights Museum. He will discuss urgent topics of civil and human rights and the pursuit of social justice. The conversation will include time for audience member questions. Ekua Mends-Aidoo and Kendra Brim, local Diversity, Equity and Inclusion professionals and hosts of the “Black Gems Dive In Podcast,” will moderate the conversation. Delaware North will also sponsor day-long free visitation for individuals and families to the museum on July 9. 

Please RSVP to the speaking engagement by calling the museum at 716.896.5200×321 or at

This is also a free day at the museum for the general public, thanks to sponsorship from Delaware North. 

Submitted by: Jenn Lodi-Smith, assistant vice president, Academic Affairs