aside Recap: Actors and panelists lend their voice during My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall at Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson(D-FL) hosted My Brother’s Keepers (MBK)Town Hall during the Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus. The town hall took place Friday, Sept. 16 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL)and Omari Hardwick
Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL) and Omari Hardwick at My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall

The event highlighted the success of President Barack Obama’s MBK initiative and hold panel discussions on the importance of male role models in communities of color. Actors¬†Omari Hardwick ¬†(“Power”) and Malik Yoba served as toastmaster.MBK Town Hall meeting

In the addition to Hardwick and Yoba, the town hall featured actors RonReaco Lee, Ray Santiago, Jessie Usher. Also lending their voices were Broderick Johnson from the White House, Bradley Neal, Washington Wizards, Al Sharpton and comedian Rickey Smiley.

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