The State of Black America
Panelists discussed the recent meeting between President Obama, Henry Louis Gates, and Cambridge police office James Crowley. They… read more
Panelists discussed the recent meeting between President Obama, Henry Louis Gates, and Cambridge police office James Crowley. They also talked about current race relations in America. Following their discussion, they answered questions from the audience. Soledad O’Brien moderated.
“The State of Black America” was a plenary session of the National Urban League’s 2009 annual conference.
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People in this video
- Michelle D. Bernard President and CEO Independent Women's Forum
- Shaun L. S. Donovan Secretary Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Michael Eric Dyson University Professor Georgetown University->Sociology
- Gwendolyn Grant President and CEO Urban League of Greater Kansas City
- Melissa V. Harris-Lacewell Professor Princeton University->Politics and African American Studies
- John H. Jackson President Schott Foundation
- Jeff Johnson Host Black Entertainment Television
- Stephanie J. Jones Executive Director National Urban League->Policy Institute
- Soledad O'Brien Anchor and Special Correspondent CNN
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