State of the Black Union 2009, Morning Session

Civil rights activists, lawmakers, scholars, and policy analysts gathered to discuss their thoughts and insights on the challenges facing… read more

Civil rights activists, lawmakers, scholars, and policy analysts gathered to discuss their thoughts and insights on the challenges facing African-Americans. Raymond Brown moderated a question and answer session with the panelists. Topics included the economic stimulus package, perceptions of black youth, and personal accountability. The program included a video message sent the previous day from President Barack Obama. Mr. Smiley introduced his book Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise, published by Atria. This conclusion to the Covenant trilogy is a handbook with which the community can evaluate the successes or failures of its political leaders and of itself. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Public Affairs Event
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Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 28, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2009

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  • Feb 28, 2009 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 06, 2009 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2009 | 9:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 2:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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