Texas Tech University

Fred D. Gray to Speak at Texas Tech University School of Law

Allen Ramsey

October 31, 2023

Gray had been a champion of civil rights, for more than six decades.

WHAT:  Texas Tech University's School of Law hosts “A Life & Legacy Illuminated: Celebrating Fred Gray, Champion of Civil Rights.”

WHEN:  5:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 30) 

WHERE:  Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 3311 18th St.

Fred D. Gray
Fred D. Gray

EVENT:  Fred D. Gray has been a prominent figure in the fight for civil rights for more than six decades, representing notable figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and the victims of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. Gray's unwavering commitment to justice and equality has earned him a place of honor in civil rights history.

School of Law graduate Mark Lanier will lead a conversation with Gray, where he will share his personal experiences, insights and the lessons he has learned throughout his remarkable legal career. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear firsthand accounts of pivotal moments in the civil rights movement and learn about the challenges and triumphs that have defined Gray's lifelong commitment to justice.

The event will also include a special awards presentation and a reception where guests can engage in meaningful discussions while enjoying light refreshments. It is free and open to the public, but attendees should RSVP to events.law@ttu.edu no later than Nov. 22 to reserve their place at this inspiring evening.


CONTACT: Ashley Langdon
Assistant Dean of Alumni Relations and Communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-7533