"Reparations"Town Hall Meeting - FYI

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Thu Nov 7 09:16:43 CST 2002


[ed:  a big COMM-ORG welcome to Jocelyn.]

From: "Jocelyn Taliaferro" <jdtali at UDel.Edu>

Hello, I'm a newbie.  Please post this announcement to the 
community if this announcement is appropriate to this listserv. 
Thank you.  

Greetings Friends.  

On Monday, November 11, 2002 The Trotter Group, an 
organization of some of the nation's most distinguished black 
newspaper columnists, will hold a "Reparations"Town Hall Meeting. 
Hosted by Delaware State University and Dr. DeLauder, the 
session will be held from 7-9pm in the Longwood Auditorium of the 
MBNA Building on campus in Dover.  

The moderator of the event will be Newsday columnist and Pulitzer 
Prize winner Les Payne. Dr. Raymond Winbush, author of "Should 
America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate over Reparations" 
and director of the Urban Affairs Institute at Morgan State 
University, will give a brief overview of the issue. Vanderbilt Law 
School Professor Carol Swain, a reparations opponent, and 
attorney Roger Wareham, a reparations proponent who recently 
filed a major reparations law suit, will make presentations on the 
topic. Afterwards they will be questioned by a three member panel 
of respondents consisting of Baltimore Sun columnist Gregory 
Kane, Oakland Tribune columnist Brenda Payton and Christina 
Blakeney, a student member of the Delaware State University 
chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.  

Admission is free and open to the public.  

For more information, contact DeWayne Wickham or Raina at 
302.857.7629 or rharper at dsc.edu Please forward this information 
to others. Thank you for your support.  

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The only gift is giving to the poor; All else is exchange.-
Thiruvalluvar,
poet (c. 30 BCE)

Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro, MSW
Graduate Research Assistant
Center for Community Development & Family Policy
College of Human Resources, Education, and Public Policy
University of Delaware
296 Graham Hall
Newark, Delaware 19716
Phone:  (302) 831-4087
Fax:  (302) 831-4225




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