What: This coming Tuesday there will be a public forum addressing the recent white supremacy attacks in Charlottesville. The forum will also address the White Declaration of Independence and the 1898 massacre. We will look at how those events helped shaped the current political and socioeconomic structure in Wilmington.
Where: Upstairs at the New Hanover County Library, 201 Chestnut Street Wilmington NC
When: Tuesday August 27th at 5:30pm
Who: The public is encouraged to attend and be a part of the conversation. We are looking to compose an agenda on how we can come together as a community and move forward. The panel will include Rev. Dr. Kojo Nantambu (NAACP), Inez Campbell Eds.(Direct Descendant of Victims of the 1898 Massacre), Kim Cook PhD (UNCW Professor and Restorative Justice Practitioner), Zach Beauchemin (Founder of Dub City Heartbeat), Sonya Patrick(National Black Leadership Caucus; New Hanover County), and Randy Voller (Former Chairperson of the NC Democratic Party). The forum is hosted by the New Hanover County chapter of the National Black Leadership Caucus, Black Lives Matter Wilmington NC, The Greater Diversity, The Wilmington Journal, Friends of Black Lives Matter, and Dub City Heartbeat.