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UTSA hosts Feb. 27 forum: 'State of Black San Antonio'

By Tim Brownlee
Assistant Director of Public Affairs

(Feb. 23, 2007)--As part of Black History month, the UTSA Department of Political Science and Geography African-American Studies program will host a panel discussion, "The State of Black San Antonio," from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27 in the Durango Building Southwest Room (1.124) at the UTSA Downtown Campus.

Panelists will discuss the socioeconomic, political and educational conditions of African-Americans in San Antonio.

Free and open to the public, the forum will include opening statements from the panelists, followed by audience comments and questions.

Panelists include:

  • Byron Miller, Miller-Lucek Insurance and Financial Services president and past president of East Area Business Council of Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
  • T.C. Calvert, San Antonio Observer president
  • Kathy Clay-Little, African-American Reflections publisher and KSJL radio host
  • Carol Adams Means, UTSA communication instructor
  • Gary Houston, UTSA political science and geography lecturer
  • Mario Salas, UTSA political science and geography adjunct professor and former District 2 city councilman
  • Thomas Rockeymore, former president of NAACP San Antonio chapter

For more information, contact Frederick Williams at (210) 885-8894.

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