Laney College hosts 'The History of Black Economic Empowerment'

Graphic: Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)

Join The Black Hour Thursday, Feb. 25 to discuss "The History of Black Economic Empowerment" at this year's, Black History Month Community Forum.

History of Black Economic Empowerment
The Black Hour Community Forum
Thursday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11:50 am
Laney College E-207, Oakland, CA
An esteemed panel will discuss this year's Black Hstory Month theme along with opportunities for economic advancement in a bleak economy.

Featured panelists include: Paul Cobb, Publisher of the Oakland Post Newspaper(s); Marcel Diallo, founder of the Black Dot, Retha Robinson, director of the Koshland Program of the San Francisco Foundation; Michael Carter, Sr., Chairman of the Black Wall Street District (Oakland); Tamika Brown, African American Studies professor and Chair of the Ethnic Studies Department of Laney College.

The panel will be moderated by Reginald James, host of The Black Hour Internet Radio Show.

Last February, as a part of the Community Forum Series, The Black Hour hosted, "The Quest for Black Citizenship in the Americas."

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