Is the Black Press Still Necessary?
Date: Friday, February 22, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Description of Event: This one day event will highlight and chronicle the invaluable role the Black Media has played in American culture. The mission of the conference is to engage members of the Black Press, students, scholars of history, journalism and African American studies, AND AFRICAN AMERICANS CURRENTLY WORKING IN MAINSTREAM MEDIA, in critical analysis and dialogue regarding the history and future of the Black Press.
Location: Campus of Saint Augustine’s University
Registration: $75.00Featured Presenters: Syndicated radio talk show host, Warren Ballentine; New York Times Best Selling author and former Washington Post editor, Jill Nelson; Dean of Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, Brett Pulley