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Date:
August 23, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Hampton Roads Convention Center
Address:
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
Contact:
757-722-1222
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Cost:
$50
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African American Political Pioneers Luncheon and Panel Discussion

Friday, August 23, 2019

Join us for this lively and compelling discussion that ranges from panelists' reflections of their past experiences in public office, to their visions for our nation's future, as we celebrate their significant contributions to our national political landscape.

Featuring host Byron Pitts of ABC Nightline, CBS Evening News, and 60 Minutes Distinguished Panelists: Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott Former Chapel Hill, NC, Mayor and NC State Senator Howard Lee.
This weekend we commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first Africans brought to English North America in 1619 at Point Comfort, site of Fort Monroe. Please come for the luncheon, and stay for the weekend!