State of the Black Union 2009, Afternoon Session

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

Civil rights activists, scholars, and policy analysts gathered to discuss their thoughts and insights on the challenges facing African-Americans. Tavis Smiley moderated a question and answer session with the panelists. Topics included President Barack Obama and the effects of the new administration on the social, political, and economic future of African-American communities. Mr. Smiley also talked about his book Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise, published by Atria. The program also included the video message from President Barack Obama.

“The State of the Black Union 2009: Making America as Good as Its Promise” was the 10th anniversary event and held in the Los Angeles Convention Center. close

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

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 28, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2009

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  • Feb 28, 2009 | 4:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 2009 | 4:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 06, 2009 | 11:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2009 | 10:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 3:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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