16 2020

Ending Racism in America—A Discussion with the President & CEO of the NAACP

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

Jewish Council for Public Affairs



Ending Racism in America: A Discussion with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP

Tuesday, June 16, 2:00 PM Eastern


We are living through a momentous time in the United States as diverse Americans have come together to call for an end to systematic racism.  This is the most significant conversation our country has had on racism since the 1960s.  What are the priority issues for the Black community?  What is the role of the Jewish community?  What does a new partnership between Blacks and Jews look like?

Featuring: Derrick Johnson—President and CEO of NAACP

Moderator: Melanie Roth Gorelick—Jewish Council for Public Affairs



Derrick Johnson is President and CEO of the NAACP. Derrick Johnson formerly served as vice chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors as well as state president for the Mississippi State Conference NAACP. Mr. Johnson is a veteran activist who has dedicated his career to defending the rights and improving the lives of Mississippians.