St. Louis Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Light Of Tragedy In Ferguson

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  • Ferguson Lives…Young Blacks Continue To Die
    Where Do We Go From Here?

    What: Hot 104.1 FM and Old School 95.5 FM, stations of Radio One, Inc. will convene a Town Hall Meeting to discuss not only the unrest in Ferguson, but address the impeding violence, socio-economic and law enforcement issues facing African-Americans. The meeting will broadcast live on both stations. It will also be live streamed by Interactive One, Radio One Inc.’s digital company at http://www.newsone.com.

    Who: Moderated by Shorty da Prince and Demetrius Johnson of Radio One, members of the media are invited to witness the lively multi-disciplinary panel of national and local speakers:

    Music/Entertainment – Murphy Lee (St. Lunatics)
    Law Enforcement – Major Robinson STL City Police
    Chief Dotson, STL City Police
    Politicians – Alderman Lewis Reed, Board President, Aldermen City of St. Louis
    Community – James Clark, Better Family Life
    Myisa Whitloc, St. Louis RISE
    Alice Prince, SLATE
    Legal – Anthony Gray, Esq. – Attorney for the Michael Brown Family
    Media- Sharon Reed, KMOV TV (CBS affiliate)

    When: From 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Media Call: 5:00 p.m.
    Open to Public: 5:00 p.m.

    Where: Harris Stowe State University
    Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Administration Building Main Auditorium
    3026 Laclede Ave
    St. Louis, MO 63103

    Why: The news from Ferguson has transfixed the nation. Another young black man brutallyand senselessly murdered by law enforcement in our country. Radio One, Inc. through its local affiliates Hot 104.1 FM and Old School 95.5 FM will convene a Town
    Hall to address the issues threatening the safety of African-Americans. The focus of discussion will address, where do we go from here and how do we make a moment a movement? A multi-disciplinary national and local panel of speakers will provide inspiration, information and insight followed by voter registration.

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