“I don’t get mad at the Tea Party because they’re doing what they’re supposed to do and now we’re doing what we’re supposed to do! Since the Civil Rights movement, I’ve never seen Black people so scared. We are the only group of people in this country that didn’t come here voluntarily. We are forced immigrants. We are also the group of people that the American Government made laws against to keep in bondage. It’s time for us to come out of the wilderness.” -Dorothy Tillman
Participants include Michael Eric Dyson, Cornel West, Rev Jesse Jackson, Minister Louis Farrakhan, Angela Blackwell, Julianne Malveaux and others. They focused on challenges facing the African-American community and the nation, the question of whether America was in a “post-racial” era after the election of President Barack Obama, and the future of race relations. They also responded to questions from the audience.
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