Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Media Alert -Any folks in Atlanta? ' Black Men in the Age of President Obama' - CNN would like for you to come to Morehouse


CNN has partnered with ESSENCE Magazine to produce an hour-long special on the one year election anniversary of President Barack Obama. The show, entitled, “Black Men in the Age of President Obama,” will be moderated by CNN Newsroom weekend anchor Don Lemon and will include six panelists who will discuss various issues related to the African American community.

Morehouse College has been selected as the site for the taping of this historic event. We are fortunate to have been asked to host this taping in the word-famous, Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel during our Homecoming week.

You and a guest are cordially invited to attend this special taping on
Wednesday, October 21, between 7-9 pm.
Please plan to arrive in King Chapel no later than 6:30 p.m.

Confirmed Panelists include:

Tyrone McGowan—Morehouse Senior
Dr. Steve Perry–CNN Education Contributor
Bishop Eddie Long–Pastor New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
DJ Drama(Tyree Simmons)–Youth/Hip hop generation/ biracial perspective
Orrin Hudson–Founder of Be Someone
Dr. Farrah Gray—Author/youth/wealth builder

1 comment:

chicago dyke said...

i'm more interested in how these Folks got chosen to be on the show. who decided they speak for us, and on what basis?