Protest and Patriotism

October 11 Wednesday 6:30pm
Panel/Public Discussion
Idaho Black History Museum 508 Julia Davis Drive Boise Idaho 83702
Doors open @ 6:00 PM
Discussion starts @ 6:30 PM

Presented By IBHM and

Center for Idaho History and Politics 


Kaepernick, Patriotism, NFL, Protest, President Trump - Are protest and patriotism mutually exclusive? What is the history of protest in America? The legality of protest - Is it protected free speech? Is protest ever improper? Join us for a civil discussion at IBHM. All opinions are welcome and are to be respected. Due to the overwhelming turnout at our last discussion you can reserve a seat early for $10 online at First come first serve (other than reserved seats) Reservation is not necessary.

Panel :
Dr. Justin S. Vaughn - Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Idaho History and Politics at Boise State University

Shaakirrah Sanders - Shaakirrah Sanders is an associate professor at the University of Idaho College of Law. Professor Sanders teaches subject related to the U.S. Constitution, including constitutional law, criminal procedure, and the First Amendment. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Idaho and the Idaho State Advisory Committee for the U.S. Commission for Civil Rights. She is also chair-elect of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Constitutional Law.

Melissa Webster - Teacher at Sage International School of Boise. Teaches history, Spanish, and economics. She earned her undergraduate and MAT degrees from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. She then taught in Santiago, Dominican Republic for two years, and moved home to Boise in summer 2016.

Phillip Thompson

IBHM Board President and Director

1968 Olympic Protest

Interview with race participant Larry Questad

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