New Path Forum on Race

Make plans to attend the 3rd Forum in the New Path/Memphis Urban League Race Relations & Memphis Panel Series:
Race & Economics

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Ben Hooks Central Library
3030 Poplar Ave.
Meeting Room C

Race & Economics will focus on issues related to the disparities between whites and blacks, and other minority groups as it pertains to the various economic and business development opportunities available in Memphis & Shelby County.

Panelists will also discuss and examine how issues relating to race & economics may play a direct role in determining race relations in our community.

Confirmed panelists include: Dr. Dale Bails, Dean of the School of Business, and economics professor at Christian Brothers University; Dr. Jerome Blakemore, Director of the Division of Social Work and associate professor of sociology at the University of Memphis; and Roby Williams, President/CEO of the Black Business Association of Memphis. Daphene McFerren, Director of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis will moderate the discussion.

For more information, please contact New Path Program Director,Tarrin McGhee at (901) 517-2870 or email