TWiB! Party on Friday night!

TWiB! Party on Friday night!

Starts: Friday, Jul. 17 6:30 PM (Mountain (no DST))

Ends: Friday, Jul. 17 8:30 PM (Mountain (no DST))

Room: Offsite Venue

Join Team Blackness for a food, drinks and dancing at Bliss Rebar in Downtown Phoenix at 6:30 PM. Unwind from a long day of social justice training with Elon James White, TWiBnation and Beyonce (she won’t be there, but her music will be)!

Bliss ReBar
901 N. 4th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Panelists

Elon James White

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Elon James White is a Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and creator of the award-winning web series This Week in Blackness, a satirical look at race, politics and pop-culture in a so-called “post-racial” America and the award winning podcast Blacking it Up! White has been a featured commentator on MSNBC’s The Melissa Harris Perry Show, VH1’s “Black to the Future”, “The Great Debate” and HLN’s “The Joy Behar Show.” His commentary on race and politics has been featured on CNN.com, Daily Kos, The Huffington Post, Giant Magazine, Salon, Alternet & The Root. Praised as “The perfect comedian for the Obama era, talking race while exploding racial stereotypes” by Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry on Politco.com & as “Precise, thought provoking and hilarious” by Daily Show creator Lizz Winstead, White continues to win accolades from critics, academia and audiences alike

Other sessions: Reclaiming Media in the New Dawn of Black Liberation


L. Joy Williams

L. Joy Williams

L. Joy Williams is a political strategist and founder of LJW Community Strategies. She serves as a strategic adviser to elected leaders and organizations across the country and has been featured as a commentator on BET, Pacifica Radio in New York and Los Angeles, MSNBC, Current TV and NY1’s Inside City Hall. She is a host and producer at #TWiBNation

L. Joy is founding Chairman of Higher Heights for America, President of the Brooklyn NAACP, a National Board Member of PAC+

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