Urban Forum Northwest

Urban Forum NW 01 – 02 – 20

with Co-Host Hayward Evans:

?*Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D) Kansas City, MO comments on variety of Washington DC topics, the Impeachment of President Donald J. Trump and talks about the 400 pieces of legislation passed by the House that are sitting on Senator Mitch McConnell s desk waiting for action by the Senate.

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*Dr. E. Faye Williams, National Chair, National Congress of Black Women talks about the organizations advocacy for Women’s Rights, Civil Rights and Voting Rights. Dr. Williams nationally syndicated column appears regularly in the Seattle Medium Newspaper and is frequent guest on KRIZ Radio’s Rhythm and News Program with Chris B. Bennett.

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*Dr. Lezli Baskerville, CEO, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) comments on the success of her organization in supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). She recently led an effort in the passage of the FUTURE ACT which will guarantee funding for minority institutions of higher education. 50% of all Black professionals graduated from HBCU’s and 40% of the 55 members of the Congressional Black Caucus graduated from HBCU’s.