State of the Black Union 2007, Afternoon Session
Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the future impact of African Americans on Western culture,… read more
Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the future impact of African Americans on Western culture, the United States' global image, and the social, political, and economic future. They also talked about political and community organizing, as well as public policy concerns.
The State of the Black Union 2007: Jamestown, America’s 400th Anniversary, was titled “The African American Imprint on America” to commemorate the 400th anniversary of America at Jamestown, Virginia.
Entertainment and introductory portions of the afternoon events are not included.
This event was sponsored by Tavis Smiley Presents. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Marian Wright Edelman Founder and President Children's Defense Fund
- Bruce S. Gordon President and CEO NAACP
- Julia Hare Co-Founder Black Think Tank
- Wade Henderson President and CEO Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
- Mae C. Jemison M.D. Astronaut (Former) NASA
- Tom Joyner Talk Show Host ABC Radio->Tom Joyner Morning Show
- Charles J. Ogletree Jr. Founding Executive Director Houston (Charles Hamilton) Institute for Race and Justice
- Carlton "Chuck D" D. Ridenhour Entertainer
- Sonia Sanchez Poet
- Bobby Scott U.S. Representative [D] Virginia
- Tavis Smiley Talk Show Host PBS
- Omar Wasow Executive Editor Blackplanet.com
- Cornel West Professor Princeton University->Religion and African Amer.Studies
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