Friday, September 9, 2016

Political Andeconomic Empowerment; Social Justice Focus Of A. Philip Randolph Institute Conference

“This conference was to inform and train delegates on important issues directly impacting the Black community,” said APRI president Clayola Brown. “We plan to explore the current 2016 elections and its potential impact on communities as well as to address health, economic and social justice issues.”
From left to right, Hilary Shelton, vice president for Advocacy, NAACP Washington Bureau, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), Norm Hill, former APRI president, Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) at theA. Philip Randolph Institute conference.Photos courtesy of A. Phillip Randolph Institute
Rep. John Conyers(D-MI) led a discussion that included several other members of Congress including Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD). Other speakers included civil rights activist Barbara Arnwine, Sirius XM radio host Joe Madison, American Urban Radio Networks White House correspondent, April Ryanand actress Erika Alexander (“Living Single”).

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