RECAP: WURD and The Root Promote a Black Policy Agenda During DNC

Written by on July 29, 2016

It was a pleasure to partner with the team at to host our live broadcast, “Our Power, Our Promise: Shaping A Black Policy Agenda” during the DNC. We gathered several dozen thought leaders — some as panelists, some as moderators, some as special guests — to participate in a discussion about how to advance policies that will better the lives of African Americans in the post-Obama era. published a great recap of the event, and the video highlights are at the top of the page. Be sure to check out the slideshow too!

Our panel:

  • Benjamin Crump, Esq.
  • Charles Ellison (The Ellison Report, Moderator)
  • John Jackson, Jr., Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Jason Johnson, Ph.D. (The Root)
  • Solomon Jones (WURD, moderator)
  • Danielle Moodie-Mills (political commentator)
  • Rashad Robinson (Color of Change)
  • U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell

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