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African American Political Pioneers Luncheon and Panel Discussion
August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm$50
Join us for this lively and compelling discussion that ranges from panelists’ reflections of their past experiences in public office, to their visions for our nation’s future, as we celebrate their significant contributions to our national political landscape.
Featuring host Byron Pitts of ABC Nightline, CBS Evening News, and 60 Minutes
Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder
Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton
Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott
Former Chapel Hill, NC, Mayor and NC State Senator Howard Lee
This weekend we commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first Africans brought to English North America in 1619 at Point Comfort, site of Fort Monroe. Please come for the luncheon, and stay for the weekend! Purchase tickets at www.politicalpioneersluncheon.eventbrite.com