Said@Duke: Tom Perez on a Representative Democracy

Part of the Said@Duke 2017-2018 Series
Tom Perez: The Senate and the House Still don't look like America

Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee and former U.S. Secretary of Labor, discussed civil rights, voter suppression and the evolution of the Democratic Party on April 9 in his talk, “Civil Rights and the People’s Party.” This Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture was made possible by the William R. Kenan Charitable Trust and was presented by the Sanford School of Public Policy. This event is part of the yearlong centennial celebration of the late Terry Sanford, Duke’s president from 1970-1985.

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