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Black Leaders to Assess Impact of 2016 Presidential Election

By October 21, 2016News & Articles

Countdown to SOBWC IV – Bulletin #4

National/International Town Hall Meeting

Black Leaders to Assess Impact
of 2016 Presidential Election

 

The Institute of the Black World 21st Century convenes the State of the Black World Conference every four years in part to provide a substantive assessment of the impact of the presidential election on Black America and the Pan African World. Accordingly, at State of the Black World Conference IV, November 16-20, Newark, N.J., a diverse Panel of African American leaders, will offer the first major analysis of one of the most bizarre, dangerous and consequential elections for Black America and the Pan African World in the history of the U.S. This highly anticipated assessment will occur at a National/International Town Hall Meeting on the Presidential Election, Thursday, November 17th, 7:00 – 10:00 PM, at the Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark, N.J., the headquarters hotel and site of SOBWC IV.


FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Come Prepared to Make a Tax Deductible Contribution to Support SOBWC IV and the Work of IBW. PRIORITY/RESERVED/UP FRONT SEATING for REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS. Same Day On-Site Registration by Cash, Check or Credit Card.

Mayor Ras J. Baraka - State of the Black World Conference, Newark NJ, Nov 16-20 2016
Honorable Ras J. Baraka, Mayor, City of Newark, Will Offer Summary Remarks and His Perspective on the Need for Urban Policy.

The Panelists/Speakers

Mark Thompson - State of the Black World Conference IV

Mark Thompson (Moderator)

Host, Make It Plain, SIRIUSXM

Dr. Julianne Malveaux - State of the Black World Conference IV

Dr. Julianne Malveaux

President Emeritus, Bennett College for Women, Author, Are We There Yet? Race, Obama and Public Policy, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill - State of the Black World Conference IV

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

CNN Commentator, Distinguished Professor of African American Studies, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

Dr. E. Faye Williams - State of the Black World Conference IV

Dr. E. Faye Williams

Esq., President/CEO, National Congress of Black Women, Washington, D.C.

Hilary Shelton - State of the Black World Conference IV

Hilary Shelton

Director, Washington Bureau/ Senior Vice-President, Advocacy and Policy, NAACP, Washington, D.C.

Melanie Campbell - State of the Black World Conference IV

Melanie Campbell

Executive Director, National Coalition for Black Civic Participation and Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable, Washington, D.C.

Larry Hamm - State of the Black World Conference IV

Larry Hamm

Chairman, People’s Organization for Progress (POP), Newark, N.J.

Rev. Waltrina Middleton - State of the Black World Conference IV

Rev. Waltrina Middleton

Founder/Coordinator, Cleveland Action, Associate Dean, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

George Gresham - State of the Black World Conference IV

George Gresham

President, SEIU 1199, New York, NY

Chinyere Tutashinda - State of the Black World Conference IV

Chinyere Tutashinda

Center for Media Justice and BlackOUT Collective, Oakland, CA

Rev. Lennox Yearwood - State of the Black World Conference IV

Rev. Lennox Yearwood

President/CEO, The Hip Hop Caucus, Washington, D.C.