PANEL DISCUSSION: THE PORTRAYAL OF AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PANEL DISCUSSION: THE PORTRAYAL OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Philadelphia, PA– A panel will be held on December 9, 2011 from 7:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s University, Banquet Hall North 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131. The topic of the discussion is: “The Portrayal of the African American Woman in the Entertainment Industry.” This will cover her representation in society, how her voice is heard and any perpetuating or diminishing factors that contribute or defer from the way her image is perceived. The panel will be moderated by Mo’Shay Laren, mid-day host on WRNB 100.3 F.M., and Lehigh University professor and Hip-Hop scholar, Dr. James Braxton Peterson.
The panelists include R&B singer Jade Alston, as well as Shaheed Rucker, Executive Director of the non-profit organization, “Changemakers,” along with educators,community leaders, and representatives from the local entertainment industry. We anticipate an attendance of approximately 250 people at this event.
The event will be hosted by freelance journalist, Lana Adams and co-facilitator, Latiaynna Tabb. This will be the first of many panel discussions highlighting important cultural and social issues. These interactive panels are designed to encourage discussion and create a platform for the sharing of ideas and opinions to motivate people toward change.
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