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Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the politics of race. Our panel will focus on how has the Obama presidency has shaped discussions on race. We will explore the lessons learned; discuss the path forward and the impact race has on policy; and consider what the role of thought leaders, activists, and philanthropists should be in ensuring that progress on this issue continues to grow and not disappear.
Neera Tanden, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama
Eric Holder, former U.S. Attorney General; partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Jelani Cobb, author, The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress; contributor, The New Yorker; Professor of journalism, Columbia University
Michele Norris, Founding Director, The Race Card Project; Former Host, NPR’s All Things Considered