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#MediaImagesMatter: The Combined Effects of Traditional and New Media in Perpetuating Stereotypes of People of Color

Description:
A panel of experts that includes cultural critics, on-screen talent, and policy leaders will discuss the state of multicultural media and what needs to be done to resolve the negative cultural stereotypes that impact the civil and human rights of people of color.

Moderator:
Kristal High Taylor, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Politic365

Remarks:
Karla Ballard, Senior Vice President, TAG Division, Participant Media

Panelists:
Wayne Bennett, Founder and Editor, The Field Negro

Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC

Richard Lui, Anchor, MSNBC

Roland Martin, Host, The Roland Martin Show, TVOne

José Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO, Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Prerna Lal Schubiner, Staff Attorney, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC

Navarrow Wright, President and CEO, Maximum Leverage Solutions; Founder, Close the Divide Project