MILWAUKEE-On Monday, Aug. 17 at 6:00 p.m. (EST), join Black Women for Biden-Harris for a digital presentation of Envisioning A New America, a live streaming event that is part of the Democratic National Convention, in Milwaukee.
Executive produced by Dr. Stephanie Myers, Charlene Ligon and Karen Carrington-Washington and moderated by Emmy-winning TV host Markette Sheppard, Envisioning A New America isa 44-minute production featuring powerful voices on the front lines of social justice, including the first registered nurse to serve as a member of Congress, Rep. Eddie Bernie Johnson (D-TX) and the Congresswoman from the First State, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), Chair of the Vice Presidential selection committee for Joe Biden.
The streaming event celebrates African-American contributions to America from slavery to freedom on up to the first Black woman on a major party ticket.
Black Women for Biden-Harris are calling for a new America that ensures (1) voting for all, (2) equity, equality and opportunities in education, (3) affordable housing and healthcare, (4) access to wealth-building opportunities and (5) criminal justice reform.
Speakers on behalf of Black Women for Biden-Harris include City of Norfolk, Va. Treasurer Daun S. Hester; Co- Founders of Black Men for Biden Frank Malone and Rev. Oliver Buie; Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Chaplain; and Danyell Smith, National Co-Chair, Black Women for Biden-Harris.
Youth perspectives on Envisioning A New America will be provided by Black Women for Biden-Harris Millennial and Generation Z leaders Nahla Owens and Dillon Moms.