Charleston, SC (News Release) — Another round of eagerly awaited GOP debates will take place January 14 at the Coliseum in North Charleston, South Carolina. The nation faces so many difficult issues, particularly in our urban areas, and what black conservatives hope to hear is a substantial discussion on the solutions each candidate has to offer to improve the lives of those suffering in the minority community.
The Center for Urban Renewal and Education will be hosting a debate debriefing moderated by its President, Star Parker, in Charleston on the morning following the debate. A panel discussion will follow with black leaders, including State Representatives and members of the South Carolina Commission on Minority Affairs. The event will be open to the press and members of the media are welcome to attend.
WHO: Star Parker, President of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education,
Samuel Rivers, South Carolina State Representative
Kenneth Battle, Board Chair of the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs
Jackie Cissell, Charter Schools USA
George Dennis, Program Coordinator of the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs
Rev. Derek McCoy, National Clergy Relations Director of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education
Thomas Smith, Executive Director of the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs,
WHAT: Debate Debriefing and Panel Discussion on Race, Poverty & Education
WHERE: Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
68 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401
WHEN: Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM ET
“There is no better place than South Carolina to discuss if the Republican Party has solutions necessary to solve the problems affecting minority communities all across America,” said Star Parker, President of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, who will be moderating the event. “Whether it comes to race relations, poverty or education, we hope to see a substantive discussion about how best to move forward.”