Marcus Point Cinema | 7825 Big Sky Dr. | Madison
Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 24, 2017: TV One and the National Urban League (NUL) announce the special event “National Urban League Presents: State of Black American Town Hall,” a two-hour program that dissects the National Urban League’s semi-annual report with commentary by an all-star panel of African-American thought leaders. Moderated by News One Now Host and Managing Editor Roland Martin.
The Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals will host a viewing of the Town Hall at Marcus Point Cinema. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.
Job creation, voting rights, and criminal justice reform are just some of the topics covered during the dialogue, which includes valuable insight and perspective from community thought leaders Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University professor and author; Angela Rye, political commentator and analyst; Touré, culture critic and journalist; Symone Sanders, former national press secretary for Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT); Jeff Johnson, journalist; Angela Sailor, former director of the RNC’s Coalitions Department; and Paris Dennard, GOP commentator.
“Over the last four decades, The State of Black America has become one of the most highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice and civic participation,” said National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial.
In addition to breaking down several key findings from the report, the panel takes questions from the audience that delve deeper into creating small businesses, life after prison, building a family legacy, and remaining ‘present’ amidst the drama of today’s social and cultural ills. For more information, visit
Click here to access and experience all that the 2017 State of Black America has to offer, including complete data sets and expert analysis for the 2017 National Equality Index; ready-for-download versions of the Main Street Marshall Plan and the Executive Summary; complete essays from our guest contributors and “Solutions Circle” authors; as well as additional data, report findings and press materials.
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