From Selma To Charlottesville: Trailblazing Civil Rights Attorneys Will Discuss Their Experiences In Bryant Park

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A protester outside of Trump Tower last month. (Scott Heins / Gothamist)

Law professor John Brittain and civil rights attorney Norman Siegel both spent time as young attorneys fighting the KKK and White Citizens’ Councils in the Deep South during the late 1960s. “But Charlottesville showed people not wearing masks, they were very brazen,” Siegel told Gothamist, referring to the white supremacist rally in Virginia last month that left anti-racist protester Heather Heyer dead and

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