The Center for Education and Leadership will remain closed through March 2. The museum, theatre and Petersen House remain open. The phone system for Ford's Theatre Society is currently down due to a maintenance issue.
"Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up…This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world." – Abraham Lincoln
Monday night marked one of the most interesting panel discussions I had ever attended. Ford’s Theatre Society hosted an incredible group of Jewish and African-American men and women who shared their stories of growing up in different areas of the South, as well as their insights and connections to the historic Leo Frank case, on which the musical Parade is based. The panel of speakers included scholar and former Chairman of the NAACP Dr.