Black America – The Way Forward: Post Obama in the Trump Era

Black America hosted its first Town Hall meeting to discuss the “The Way Forward: Post Obama in the Trump Era”. We were joined by Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.,Chair of the Center of African American Studies at Princeton University and Rebecca Carroll, Editor at WNYC and Critic-at-Large at the LA Times. We took questions from our audience and Facebook live, while covering topics of concern such as healthcare, the respect or lack of by our President for black America, Black Americans gunned down by police officers, HBCU and Black excellence.
(Taped 05/10/17)

Black America is an in-depth conversation that explores what it means to be Black in America. The show profiles Black activists, academics, business leaders, sports figures, elected officials, artists and writers to gauge this experience in a time of both turbulence and breakthroughs.

Black America is hosted by Carol Jenkins, Emmy award winning New York City journalist, and founding president of The Women’s Media Center

Watch more at http://www.cuny.tv/show/blackamerica

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