America Healing: Discussion on Current Racial Climate

This is a liveblog of “Discussion on the Current Racial Climate.”

Moderator: Melissa Harris-Perry, Host of “Melissa Harris-Perry,” MSNBC

Judith Browne-Dianis, Co-Director, Advancement Project
Ralph Everett, President and Chief Financial Officer, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Inc.
Benjamin Jealous, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Jacqueline Johnson Pata, Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians
Kathleen Ko, President and Chief Executive Officer, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League, Inc.
Janet Murguia, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Council of La Raza
Rinku Sen, President and Executive Director, Applied Research Center
Philip Tegeler, President and Executive Director, Poverty and Race Research Action Council

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