Community Connect is here to showcase people, places and things that are community oriented here in WNY! On today’s episode, Yasmin Young speaks with Harold McNeil and Rod Watson of the Buffalo Association Of Black Journalists about a free event they are hosting, a screening and panel discussion about the Black press in Buffalo TODAY!

TODAY
"Buffalo's Black Media: A Panel Discussion and Community Dialogue" and a screening of the film "The Black Press: Soldiers without Swords."
Attend For Free
The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 in the Frank E. Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave Buffalo, NY 14208.

The discussion will include the rise of black media professionals and the necessity of them. The panel will include some of Buffalo’s leading black media professionals. A few names:

Al-Nisa Banks, The Challenger
Eva M. Doyle, The Buffalo Crtiterion
Sheila Brown, WUFO Radio
Claudine Ewing, WGRZ-TV
Jennifer Parker, The Black Capital Network
Harold McNeil, The Buffalo News
And
Stanley Nelson, producer of “The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords,” participating by Skype.

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