Urban Forum Northwest

Congressman Hank Johnson and more

Thursday, July 14 on Urban Forum Northwest –

*Congressman Hank Johnson (D) GA-4 is a Member of the House Judiciary Committee, he will lend his perspective to current political situation in his state and comment on the rights of citizens that are being denied by the US Supreme Court.
*Carolyn Riley-Payne, President, Seattle King County NAACP comments on the organizations annual meeting from Atlantic City , NJ. She will also comment on the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) a program that she directed for almost 40 years.
*Monica T. L. Lewis, Director, Seattle King County NAACP ACT-SO comments on the progress of the organizations four competitors who are:
Nyla Butler 17 year old senior at Federal Way High School will compete in Written and Poetry Performance categories
Myahna Cash 18 year old graduate of Dimond High School will compete in the Music VocalContemporary category
Rian Morgan 18 year old graduate of Mount Rainier High School will compete in the Music Instrumental Classical category
*Efe Elaiho 14 year old sophomore at Lakeside High School will compete in the Computer Science category and he comments on his experience.
*Sharon Lane a Member of the Laborers Union comments on the shocking experience she had on her construction job at a Microsoft last year. Five nooses placed at her workstation was the reason she left the job after 14 years as a Laborers Union Member.
*Claude Burfect, First Vice President, Seattle King County NAACP comments on the upsurge of symbols of hate being found in Black Workers work stations that Includes a noose found at a Seattle Fire Station in North Seattle.
*Gabriel Prawl, President, Seattle A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) comments on the increase of hate symbols in the workplace.
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