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Inaugural "Barack Obama Day": Urban Millennials and Thought Leaders to Gather at Morehouse College for a Thoughtful Discourse on the Nation's First African-American President

 iOne Digital's  leading online platform for news and information for and about Blacks in American, NewsOne will host its inaugural "Barack Obama Day" at the historical Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.  This day of programming will be dedicated to exploring the work and legacy of the nation's first African American president. The symposium will feature a diverse group of thought leaders, public intellectuals and writers, including keynote speaker, scholar and author, Michael Eric Dyson, author Mychal Denzel Smith (Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching), cultural critic Michaela Angela Davis, Panama Jackson (Very Smart Brothers), writer Rembert Browne and Joshua DuBois (former Presidential advisor and author, The President's Devotional), as well as scholars Greg Carr (Howard University), David Wall Rice and Jamila Lyn (Morehouse College). The symposium will be live-streamed at Newsone.com/bsulive/ beginning at 10AM EST.

An exclusive reception for local influencers and young professionals will take place at the members-only club, The Gathering Spot, and will feature a discussion about Obama's support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, moderated by author/political commentator, Marc Lamont Hill. Guests will enjoy a special preview of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities and a Q+A with filmmaker, Stanley Nelson. The film which examines the impact HBCUs have had on American history, culture, and national identity will air nationally on the PBS series, Independent Lens in early 2018.

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