Tenth Annual Paul Robeson Conference & Gala

Tenth Annual Paul Robeson Conference and Gala
"Black America 2028: Setting a Vision, Illuminating a Path"

Friday, March 26, 2004

Schedule:

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast
Jerome L. Greene Hall
435 West 116th Street at Amsterdam Avenue
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:00 a.m.

Panel I: A System Broken: Black Youth and the State
10:20 - 11:30 a.m.

Panel II: Movin' On Up: The Economics of Gentrification
11:35 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Dedication to the Legacy of Paul Robeson with Paul Robeson, Jr.
1:00 p.m.

Panel III: Black America's Political Persona
2:20 - 3:30 p.m.

Tenth Annual Alumni Gala
Low Memorial Library, Columbia University

  • Keynote Speaker:
    Hon. Vanzetta Penn McPherson '74, United States Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Alabama
  • Distinguished Alumni Award:
    Eric H. Holder '76, Former United States Deputy and Acting Attorney General and Partner, Covington & Burling

6:00p.m. - Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. - Dinner and Dancing

 

For more information or to RSVP contact
Conference: [email protected]olumbia.edu
Gala: [email protected]

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