HBCUBuzz will be in attendance at the panel discussion ‘Peeling Back the Labels: Black Women in America” held at Howard University.
Howard University’s Women as Change Agents (WACA) and The Washington Post will host a panel discussion related to the newspaper’s recent series of articles on African-American women. The forum, titled ‘Peeling Back the Labels: Black Women in America’ takes place in Armour J. Blackburn University Center on the main campus on Wednesday, Feb. 29. at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Panelists will include Dr. Tricia Bent-Goodley, a Howard University professor of Social Work; Cara V. James, director of the Disparities Policy Project of the Kaiser Family Foundation; Rahiel Tesfamariam, founder and editorial director of UrbanCusp.com; and Krissah Thompson, a national staff writer for The Washington Post. The Washington Post’s nationally syndicated personal finance columnist, Michelle Singletary will moderate the forum.
The discussion will feature results from a new, national survey conducted by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation that captured experiences and perspectives of black women. The topics include career success, raising families and romantic relationships.
All guests are requested to RSVP and submit questions for the panel to Jaye Linnen at (202) 334-4917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Wednesday, Feb. 29.