The Webcast

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The Moderators

Marc Morial

President, National Urban League

Jeff Johnson

Executive Editor, Politic365

The Panelists

Keli Goff

Political Analyst

Kevin Powell

Activist and Author

Nolan Rollins

President and CEO, Urban League of Greater New Orleans

Gregory Carr

Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University

Dr. Leslie Fenwick

Dean of Educational Policy and Leadership, Howard University

Warren Ballentine

Attorney, Author, Syndicated Radio Host

Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr.

President and CEO, Hip Hop Caucus

Desiree Luckey

Student Essay Winner

The Speakers

Dr. Sidney Ribeau

President, Howard University

Janet Murguia

President and CEO, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Benjamin Jealous

President & CEO, NAACP

Melanie Cambell

President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Jr.

Chair, Congressional Black Caucus

Rep. Cloves Campbell, Jr.

Board Chair, National Newspaper Publisher's Association

Chanelle Hardy

Senior Vice President for Policy, National Urban League Policy Institute

Xavier Williams

Senior Vice President Public Sector and Healthcare, AT&T