ABERDEEN, S.D., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces the postponement of its briefing to examine "The Subtle Effects of Racism in South Dakota." The briefing meeting was postponed due to a critical incident in the Aberdeen community.
The meeting was scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Community Room of the Aberdeen Public Safety Building, 114 2nd Avenue SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. No future date has been set. The Advisory Committee will issue a future press release announcing the re-scheduled meeting once a date is identified.
Members of the South Dakota Advisory Committee are: Dr. Richard M. Braunstein, Chair, Mr. Charles T. Abourezk of Rapid City, Ms. Melanie K. Bliss of Sioux Falls, Ms. Marcia N. Bunger of Spencer, Mr. Scott D. German of Peever, Ms. A. Gay Kingman of Rapid City, Mr. Lloyd C. LaCroix of Rapid City, Mr. Mike J. Levsen of Aberdeen, Ms. Renee B. Olson of Waubay, Mr. Ira W. Taken Alive of McLaughlin, and Ms. Sheila S. Woodward of Yankton.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with studying and advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing a federal civil rights enforcement report. For information about the reports and meetings of the Commission and its State Advisory Committees, visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/USCCRgov
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SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights