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.