february, 2019

11feb6:00 pm8:00 pmThe Business of Black Power: How the Movement Impacted Economic Development6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details

The Local Development Corporation of East New York (LDCENY) and the Business & Career Center at the Brooklyn Public Library presents, “The Business of Black Power: How the Movement Impacted Economic Development”. This Black History Celebration is inspired by the book, The Business of Black Power: Community Development, Capitalism, and Corporate Responsibility in Postwar America edited by Laura Warren Hill and Julia Rabig.

The main event features a panel discussion where meaningful dialogues and conversations centered on topics that relate to black business. The moderator and featured panelists are renowned in their respective fields. The participants include Ronald Howell, Journalist and Author, Glinnie Chamble, Minister of Social Justice, Reverend Lisa D. Jenkins, Senior Pastor and Activist, J. Phillip Thompson, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, Michael Tonge, Co-Founder of the Culture LP, and special remarks from R. Donahue Peebles, the founder and CEO of the Peebles Corporation.

We are sure you will leave the discussions with new understanding, knowledge, inspiration and a determination to continue the legacy of black business.

So come join us for this festive celebration!

There will also be an opportunity to support local business owners in our marketplace.

Register for the event through our Eventbrite Page.


(Monday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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