A Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings of Black Men. Presented by Busboys and Poets, A.C.T.O.R. , The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), and Institute for Policy Studies

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“Ferguson and Beyond - The Way Forward” A Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings of Black Men
5th & K | Full 5th and K Restaurant | August 27, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a special A.C.T.O.R. presentation:
"Ferguson and Beyond - The Way Forward"
A Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings of Black Men

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

Live Broadcast by WPFW! 

The Institute of the Black World 21st Century

The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) is a leading research, advocacy and public policy organization committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.

A.C.T.O.R 

The A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) open discussion series is hosted by Busboys and Poets as a community service. It provides the opportunity for people to come together and speak openly and honestly about issues of race. The intent is that each person walks away from the discussion feeling something: challenged, educated, uncomfortable, enlightened, refreshed, reassured and hopefully inspired and moved to action! Each month there is a new topic for discussion.

Institute for Policy Studies

As Washington’s first progressive multi-issue think tank, the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has served as a policy and research resource for visionary social justice movements for over four decades — from the anti-war and civil rights movements in the 1960s to the peace and global justice movements of the last decade.


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