Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion to host forum on race and politics in America

(WXYZ) - The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion will host a forum aimed at helping the community to understand the impact of the recent presidential election on people of color and Muslims.  

"Where Do We Go From Here: Race and Politics in America Post Election 2016," will take place Friday Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. at the University of Michigan Detroit Center located at 3663 Woodward Avenue, Detroit.

  The event is open to the public, however reservations are required. RSVP by calling (313) 870-1500, ext. 100, or emailing race2equity@miroundtable.org.  

The event will be moderated by Professor Peter Hammer of the Wayne State University Law School and Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights. It is part of the Michigan Roundtable's monthly First Friday Forum, in which a growing group of community members and leaders gather to discuss topical issues.

A diverse group of panelists will share their insights and personal experiences with race and politics, lessons learned from the election cycle and their visions for the future. The panelists will be: Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Food Security Network, Marifer Calleja, Wayne County Liaison Officer, Dennis Black, an activist and former candidate for State Representative, Quaid Saifee, Roundtable board member, Danielle Atkinson, from Mothering Justice and Ann Serra from University of Michigan-Dearborn.  

To learn more about the Michigan Roundtable, visit http://www.miroundtable.org/

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