Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Department to Host Panel Discussion on Race

The department will present a panel discussion for Black History Month called, “Outside the Lines: Race in the 21st Century.” It will be held on Thursday, Feb. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the department’s Hickory Hill Community Center, 3000 E. Belt Boulevard.
Serving on the panel will be the president of the Virginia Chapter of the NAACP, Rev. Dr. J. Rayfield Vines Jr.; pastor of Garland Avenue Baptist Church, Rev. Clifford B. Chambliss; iPower 92.1 FM radio personality, TT Torrez; Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter Michael Martz; Patrick Henry Charter School board member Antione Green; and Boaz and Ruth AmeriCorps Director Megan Rollins.
The discussion will be moderated by “Miss Community” Clovia Lawrence of Radio One. The program is open to the public and free to attend.