NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
L2.85
Timeslot: 
Session 4: Saturday, June 2nd: 4:00 - 5:50pm
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Description: 
Donald Trump announced goal for his administration- both during the campaign and at the start of his term- was to "drain the swamp". In the words of Steve Bannon this meant the "de-construction of the administrative state". Subsequently, the current administration has chosen a whole host of incompetent department heads in crucial sectors which helped to implement draconian measures, threatening the quality of U.S. life A panel of media professionals. activists and critics discuss the importance and role of Black media in the Trump era and the future impact of information technologies on the political landscape.

Participants

Milton Allimadi is originally from Uganda. After studying journalism at Columbia and Economics at Syracuse University, he worked for the Wall Street Journal, The Journal of Commerce, freelanced for The New York Times, and was a reporter and deputy managing editor with The City Sun, all before... Read more
Managing editor at Black Media Matters, Producer of the Cutting Edge @WBAI
Fikisha Cumbo is host/producer of CACE TV, aired over BCAT and is the author of sever books including "Get Up, Standup" (Bob Marley and Peter Tosh). Read more
Larry Hamm is the chair of POP (People's Organization For Progress) a New Jersey-based organizatio and public speaker. Read more
Nana Camille Yarborough is an award-winning performance artist, author, cultural activist, educator and griot.