Over the past year, Black Americans have seen highs, such as the election of Vice President Kamala Harris, and extreme lows, including racial violence and disproportionate harm from COVID-19. How do Black Alaskans see the current issues facing our society, and how do they want policy and social change to shift toward equity in the future? For Black History Month, Lori Townsend commemorates Black Alaskan pioneers and speaks with current leaders about the path forward.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Rex Butler, Attorney & Member of the Alaska Black Caucus
- Sherry Patterson, President, Black Awareness Association of Juneau
- Ashleigh Gaines, Chair, Youth Works committee, NAACP Anchorage
- Alaska Black Business Directory list of events for Black History Month
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