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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- Bernard, Michelle D. President and CEO Independent Women's Forum
- Donovan, Shaun Secretary Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Dyson, Michael Eric University Professor Georgetown University->Sociology
- Grant, Gwendolyn President and CEO Urban League of Greater Kansas City
- Harris-Lacewell, Melissa V. Professor Princeton University->Politics and African American Studies
- Jackson, John H. President Schott Foundation
- Johnson, Jeff Host Black Entertainment Television
- Jones, Stephanie J. Executive Director National Urban League->Policy Institute
- O'Brien, Soledad Special Correspondent CNN
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