Bi-Partisan Coalition Formed to Discuss and Take Action on Issues in the Black Community
New York, NY…February 22, 2010 – The Henrietta Wells Livermore School of Politics (Host Committee), Manhattan Republican Community Coalition, New York Urban League Young Professionals and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter, have joined to tackle important issues during Black History Month. An impressive and diverse panel has been assembled. Community outreach is broad and a diverse audience is expected to attend.
The bi-partisan forum will focus on Employment, Business, Education, Healthcare and Crime, not just politics.
There will be a press conference at 6:00pm. A bloggers row is also available. The forum will be webcast live and available on-demand at www.blackforum.info (under construction). C-SPAN will tape and rebroadcast the Black Forum.
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm (6:15pm – doors open; 7:00pm – program begins)
Location: 3 West 51st Street (at 5th Avenue) in Manhattan
Charles Payne CEO Wall Street Strategies, FOX Business Contributor www.wstreet.com
Marc Lamont Hill Professor of Education, Columbia University www.marclamonthill.com
Tara Dowdell Business and Political Strategist www.taradowdell.net
Janks Morton Documentary Filmmaker, Activist wbmt.wordpress.com
Jehmu Greene President, Women's Media Center www.womensmediacenter.com
Niger Innis National Spokesman, Congress Of Racial Equality www.core-online.org
George Holmes Executive Director, Congress Of Racial Equality www.core-online.org
David Banks President, The Eagle Academy Foundation www.eagleacademyfoundation.com
Vincent Morgan Congressional Candidate, NY-15 www.morgan4congress.com
Michael Faulkner Congressional Candidate, NY-15 www.faulknerforcongress.com