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Hilton Parsippany Hotel Parsippany, NJ
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Gala Awards Banquet
October 6, 2017 at 8:00PM-12:00AM
Angela Rye Keynote Speaker
Angela Rye is Principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies. She is a CNN Political Commentator and NPR Political Analyst. She has been featured as an influential politico, lawyer, and advocate by several publications and outlets from Marie Claire to Ebony and the Washington Post, Rye has an unwavering commitment to ensuring positive change in the political process. Rye is a prominent political strategist who offers regular on-air commentary for several media outlets including BET, CNN, HBO, HuffPost Live and TV One. The depth of her dialogue ranges from political campaigns to more complex legislation that bears long-term implications nationally and internationally. She currently serves on the boards of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee (CBCPAC), the Seattle University School of Law Alumni, Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, Inclusv, serves as a senior advisor to the Government Technology and Services Coalition, and is a member of The Links, Incorporated, National Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Washington Government Relations Group.
October 7, 2017 at 10:00AM-12:00PM
Bobby Seale Keynote Speaker
Taking to the stage with his lively charismatic and activist eloquence Mr. Seale illuminates the true sixties birth and youthful intelligentsia of the BPP. Unfolding the pragmatic unknown philosophical range of the sixties protest movement, which grew out of student activism, historical class analysis, scientific research, and programmatic grass-roots community organizing. NOT street life hooliganism as COINTELPRO political conservatism continues to distort.
Today our right to self-defense stance is unheard of. Defining himself as “revolutionary humanist” Seale brings the BPP/Sixties protest movement era full circle showing how times have changed. How we must reach for the future: Demonstrate, Protest, organize real peoples’ programs and evolve a greater direct [participatory] community control democracy, void of racist, bigoted or chauvinistic practices. Understanding how all civil-human rights issues today are interconnected, intertwined, interdependent, and interrelated with ecological environmental problems, new-millennium political issues, and global economics.