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This past February, Adams and Reese was pleased to co-host a CLE event with the Louisiana State Bar Association's Diversity Committee in honor of Black History Month. The event, “The Civil Rights Issue of Our Time: 50 Years after the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” explored the state of the nation in the decades after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education. Baton Rouge attorney Kellen Mathews served as moderator. Panelists included Chancellor John K. Pierre, Southern University Law Center; Dean Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center; and Dean David D. Meyer, Tulane University Law School. The event was highlighted in the August–September 2018 edition of the Louisiana Bar Journal