Ferguson and Beyond: A Way Forward

Date: 
Wed Aug 27, 2014 - 10:30pm EDT
Location: 
Busboys & Poets
5th and K Streets
Washington, DC
United States

A town hall meeting on police killings of black men on August 27, 6:30-8:30pm

Panelists & Speakers: 

  • Danny Glover, Actor/Activist (via Skype)
  • Barbara Arnwine, President, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights
  • Hilary Shelton, Director, Washington Office of the NAACP
  • Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society Foundations
  • Ron Hampton, former executive director, National Black Police Assn
  • Jasiri X, Hip Hop artist and activist
  • Dr. Ron Daniels, President, Institute of the Black World (IBW)
  • Don Rojas, Director of Communications, IBW
  • Keenan Keller, Senior Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee
  • Andy Shallal, artist, activist and owner of Busboys and Poets

Co-sponsored by Busboys and Poets, A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race), the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) and Institute for Policy Studies.

Image credit: ibw21.org