Barack Obama: Where Do We Go From Here?

Posted by on November 24, 2008

Forum focuses on promise of Obama presidency

The Philadelphia Community Institute for Africana Studies, Inc. (PCIAS), will hold the fourth program in its annual series of Black Public Interest Forums, Barack Obama: Where Do We Go From Here?, on December 4th.   The program will include a panel discussion, followed by a question and answer period.

Featured speakers include Dr. Ronald Walters, director of the African American Leadership Institute and professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland, College Park; Dr. Mack Jones, author and former chairman of the Political Science Department of Atlanta University; Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, author, and revolutionary activist; and  Butch Cottman, activist, former director of planning at the Central Germantown Council, co-founder of Black Political Study for Social Change, and board member of PCIAS.

The forum will be held from 6-9pm at the Episcopal Church of the Advocate, 18th & Diamond Streets, Philadelphia.  For more information, email Butch Cottman at or call 215-438-4188.

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