The Left Forum 2017: Does Black Media Matter?

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"Does Black Media Matter?"

Panel SUNDAY June 4th Session 7: 3:40pm - 5:40pm

Room: 1.129

Venue entrance: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
899 10th Avenue, between West 58th and 59th Street.

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In this, the age of Trump, the corporate media and “alternative truths”, just what role does the Black media play and will it make a difference?

Chair/Moderator: Dred-Scott Keyes -- Award-winning Producer of “The Cutting Edge”, editor of “Black Media Matters.”


Devorah Hill -- Editor & Media Education professional

Herb Boyd -- College of New Rochelle
Teaches at the College of New Rochelle, Hall of Fame member of the National Association of Black Journalists and author or editor of "African History for Beginners, For Beginners,Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African-American History Told by Those Who Lived It". "Baldwin's Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin", "Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America", "By Any Means Necessary: Malcolm X: Real, Not Reinvented" and "We Shall Overcome: The History of the Civil Rights Movement as It Happened"

Milton Allimadi -- Black Star News Publisher.
He is an adjunct professor at John Jay College of the City University of New York (CUNY) in the Africana Studies Department teaching African History.
Allimadi is a regular guest commentator on WBAI Radio, the BBC, and VOA, discussing U.S. and Africa-related news. He's also appeared on Al Jazeera, RT, CNN, and ABC TV. He writes a column for HuffPost. He is the author of "The Hearts of Darkness --How White Writers Created the Racist Image of Africa."

Nayaba Arinde -- Radio host, editor Amsterdam News.

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