WASHINGTON D.C—Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School student and HBCU Buzz Executive, Robert K. Hoggard will participate in a panel discussion with Rochester, NY radio host Evan Dawson on “Connections,” WXXI’s mid-day show, on April 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

The topic for the hour-long show is Democratic Socialism. Robert will share his thoughts regarding Dr. Martin Luther King’s views on this subject in relation to theology and social justice. The panel will include Dr. Ted Brown, University of Rochester professor in History and Public Health Sciences, Lyle Rubin, military veteran and Co-Chair of the Rochester Area Democratic Socialists and a military veteran, and Karen Vitale, Rochester City resident and Co-Chair of the Rochester Area Democratic Socialists. A podcast of the program will be available at: http://wxxinews.org/programs/connections

Robert is pursuing a Master’s in Kairos Studies at CRCDS and is the Chief Content Officer for HBCU Buzz. He is the Director of Fundraising and Membership for Metro Justice, Inc., in Rochester, NY.