The 4th Annual Shaping Black Culture in the Diaspora: An Ark for the 21st Century
Leimert Park African Arts Village, Los Angeles, CA
Featured panelist: Shani Byard-Ngunjiri M.S., Founder, Message Media Ed
Panel: The Role of Performing Arts in Community Economic Development: A Conversation
Panel Organizer: M. Wesley Kabaila, Chair, National African American Congress
Panel Moderator: Dr. Anthony Samad, Author, Scholar & Managing Director, Urban Issues Forum
Other featured panelists: Sherri Franklin, Principal, Urban Design Center; Charles Anchang, CEO, Immigrant Magazine, Dr. C.Z. Wilson; and Rickie G. Tedford, CEO, Fan Club International, Inc.