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Ambassador Rashid Brown visits the City of Wilson, North Carolina for Being Black In America Forum
Dignitaries, local officials, community leaders, school officials and the public in Wilson, NC convene for Being Black In America Forum and Panel providing best practices and economic and workforce development solutions.
By: The City of Wilson, North Carolina
Panelists consist of Jermaine Jones, English Professor George Mason University & Author; Lloyd Harrison, NFL Player of the Washington Redskins, Accountant;
The panelists and forum participants discussed:
The Role of the Black Church
Do We Look Suspicious?
Enigmas Plaguing African-American Culture
Black Education, Black Business
Expectations of Black parents
Black Men Reclaiming Fatherhood
Education (catalyst for poor grades/test scores)
The Impact of Negative Music Lyrics
Social media and Its Affects
Government Assistance Dependency and
The Culture of Saggin Pants.
English Professor Jermaine Jones, a native of Wilson, NC the convener of the first ever Forum and Panel Discussion focused on economic development and the Black community in Wilson, NC. because he has a vision for The City of Wilson, NC being a great place to work and live.
I ran for office because I want to see change in The City of Wilson, NC, replied District 7 City Councilman Derrick D. Creech.
The School District has more than enough resources to provide the best education for kids, replied Springfield Middle Principal Pattie Barnes.
The Being Black in America Forum and Panel Discussion concluded with leaders providing best practices, models and resources to share with officials and the public.
Page Updated Last on: Sep 16, 2014