State of the Black Union Series

State of the Black Union: 10th Anniversary: Making America As Good As Its Promise (Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 2009)

JamestownPanelists: Dr. Na'im Akbar, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Karen Bass, Les Brown, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Lani Guinier, Peter C. Harvey, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Van Jones, Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Marc Morial, Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Randall Robinson, Stephanie Robinson, Dr. Tricia Rose, Rev. Al Sharpton, Michelle Singletary, Michael Steele, Emilie M. Townes, Iyanla Vanzant, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Dr. Cornel West, Erica L. Williams. Bloggers Panel: Michael Fauntroy, Lenny McAllister, Carmen Dixon Rosenzweig, Kevin Ross, Roy Sekoff

A Message from President Barack Obama
Watch President Obama’s address at the 10th Annual State of the Black Union held in Los Angeles, CA Saturday Feb. 28, 2009. View video

State of the Black Union: Reclaiming Our Democracy: Reclaiming Our Future (New Orleans, LA 2008)

JamestownPanelists: Dr. Na'im Akbar, Arlene Holt Baker, Angela Glover Blackwell, Mayor Cory Booker, Daron Boyce, Donna Brazile, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Naomi Churchill Earp, Cleo Fields, Dr. Norman Francis, Dr. Robert Franklin, Dr. Eddie Glaude, Dick Gregory, Hearreast Harrison, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Pastor Melvin Jones, Nicole Lee, Mayor Ray Nagin, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rev. Al Sharpton, Michael Steele, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Dr. Cornel West, Stephanie Woodard

State of the Black Union: Jamestown, America’s 400th Anniversary: The African American Imprint on America (Hampton, VA 2007)

Jamestown

Partner: Jamestown 2007 African American Steering Committee
Panelists: Daniel Beaty, Lerone Bennett Jr., Ira Berlin, Angela Glover Blackwell, Raymond M. Brown, Ernesto Cortés Jr., Chuck D, Marian Wright Edelman, Rex Ellis, Congressman Keith Ellison, Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Bruce S. Gordon, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Julia Hare, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Wade Henderson, Dr. Darlene Clark Hine, Cathy Hughes, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Dr. Mae Jemison, Tom Joyner, Michel Martin, B. Courtney McBath, Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr., Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Charles Ogletree, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Tim Reid, Stephanie Robinson, Malika Saada Saar, Sonia Sanchez, Congressman Robert C. Scott, Rev. Al Sharpton, Tavis Smiley, Omar Wasow, Cornel West, L. Douglas Wilder, Karenne Wood

State of the Black Union 2006: Economic Empowerment - Building and Leveraging Wealth in the African American Community & Defining the African American Agenda (Houston, TX 2006)

State of the Black Union 2006

Panelists included: Marc Morial, Lynette Khalfani, Junior Bridgeman, Keith Millner, Alpha Blackburn, Michelle Singletary, Rev. Dr. Floyd Flake, Harriet Michel, Najee McGreen, Harry Belafonte, Na'im Akbar, Raymond Brown, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Rep. Melvin Watt, Wade Henderson, Dr. Cornel West, Walter Mosley, Angela Glover Blackwell, Minister Louis Farrakhan, Julianne Malveaux, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Dr. Ian Smith, James Shelton, Kamala Harris, Victor Marsh, Malia Lazu, Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jerome C. Ringo, Trish Millnes-Dziko, Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant

State of the Black Union 2005: Road to Health & Defining the African American Agenda (Atlanta, GA 2005)

State of the Black Union 2005

Panelists included: Cornel West, Dennis Archer, Bishop Eddie L. Long, Angela Glover Blackwell, Bishop Vashti McKenzie, Jehmu Greene, George Fraser, Minister Louis Farrakhan, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Rev. Al Sharpton, Patricia Ford, Thomas Parham, Ian Smith, Robert Johnson, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Joycelyn Elders, Georges Benjamin, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Joseph Lowey, Donna Richardson, Faye Wattleton, Phill Wilson, L. Natalie Carroll, Congressman John Conyers, Jr., Ronald Copeland, Jifunza Wright, Cory A. Booker, Julianne Malveaux, Marie F. Smith, Constance Rice, Keith Boykin, Michael Eric Dyson, Donna Brazile, Bishop Harry Jackson, William Lucy

Unfinished Agenda: 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (Washington, DC 2004)

Unfinished Agenda

Partner: NAACP-Legal Defense and Education Fund
Panelists included: Constance L. Rice, Chaka Fattah, Elaine R. Jones, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., James M. Jones, Lani Guinier, Kurt Schmoke, Carla Diane Hayden, Thomas A. Saenz, Frank H. Wu, Reginald Weaver, Theodore M. Shaw, Marisa Demeo, Paul Lawrence Vance, UW Clemon, Dennis Archer, Elise Boddie, Karen K. Narasaki, Wade Henderson, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Jack Greenberg, Raymond Brown, Charles Ogletree

State of the Black Union 5th Anniversary: Strengthening the Black Family (Miami, FL 2004)

State of the Black Union

Preserving the African American Imprint on America
Panelists included: David Satcher, Jeffery Johnson, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Judge Greg Mathis, Orlando Patterson, Na’im Akbar, Jeremiah Wright, Susan L. Taylor, Julia Hare, Cornel West, Marva Collins, Jordan A. Harris, Benjamin Carson, Bishop Vashti McKenzie, Stanley Crouch, Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant, Valerie Coleman Morris, Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., James Comer, Ralph Smith, Jawanza Kunjufu, Michael Eric Dyson, Iyanla Vanzant, Erin Patrice Mumphford, Loretta Cole, Stanley Crouch, Nikki Giovanni, Magic Johnson, Randall Robinson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Cornel West, Monique Greenwood, Aaron McGruder, Malik Yoba

State of the Black Union IV: The Black Church: Relevant, Repressive, or Reborn? (Detroit, MI 2003)

State of the Black Union

Panelists included: Michael Eric Dyson, Gardner Taylor, James Forbes, Eugene Rivers, Noel Jones, Paul Morton, Jeremiah Wright, Barbara King, Vashti McKenzie, James Cone, Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Jacquelyn Grant, Marvin Winans, Edgar Vann, Cornel West, William Shaw, Floyd Flake, Cain Hope Felder, Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, Carlton Pearson, Frederick Haynes, Johnnie Colemon, Marcia Dyson, Al Sharpton, Iva Carruthers, Carolyn Knight, Charles Adams, Charles Ellis, Raymond Brown

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Philadelphia, PA 2002)

Where do we go from here

Panelists included: Manning Marable, Michael Eric Dyson, Lani Guinier, Rev. Al Sharpton, Hugh Price, James Forbes, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Kenny Gamble, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, Bernice King, William Thompson, Na’im Akbar, Iyanla Vanzant, Chaka Fattah, Gardner Taylor, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Barbara King, Stanley Crouch, Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Johnnie Cochran, Jr., Barbara Lee, Derrick Blassingame

State of the Black Union: It’s About Us! (Washington DC, 2001)

It's about us

Panelist included: Elaine Jones, TD Jakes, Alcee Hastings, Wade Henderson, Michael Eric Dyson, Lani Guinier, Ken Blackwell, Aaron McGruder, Johnnetta Cole, Sonia Sanchez, Kirbyjon H. Caldwell, Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Ogletree, Raymond Brown, Cornel West, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Kwesi Mfume, Darien Dash, Na’im Akbar, Stanley Crouch, Maxine Waters, Alphonso Jackson, Mary Frances Berry, Joe Rogers, Iyanla Vanzant, Jamal Bryant, Farai Chideya

The Black Think Tank
Advocacy in the Next Millennium: New Paradigms for Progress (Los Angeles, CA 2000)

Think Tank

Panelists included: Les Brown, Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, Darien Dash, Michael Eric Dyson, Danny Glover, Lani Guinier, Bishop Noel Jones, Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, Hugh B. Price, Iyanla Vanzant, Maxine Waters, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. , Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., Dr. Na’im Akbar, Raymond Brown, Charles Ogletree, Farai Chideya, Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Stanley Crouch, Nikki Giovanni, Magic Johnson, Randall Robinson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Cornel West, Monique Greenwood, Aaron McGruder, Malik Yoba

 
 
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