A Critical Dialogue: Minorities’ Access to the Political Process

  • Friday, October 28, 2016 • 5:00 pm
  • Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

Friday, October 28 at 5pm
Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Courtroom, Room 310
Reception to follow

OBMBAA, NBMBAA, BLSA, and ABS are proud to present:

A Critical Dialogue:Minorities’ Access to the Political Process

Join us for a panel discussion on the role business, law, education, and philanthropy play in minority access to the political process. The panel features 4 prominent African-American leaders from the areas of consulting and media, education, law, and non-profit organizations. The panel will be followed by a reception with the opportunity to speak with panelists one on one.

Panelists include:

Cheryl Polk
Former Executive Vice President of United Way now working as principal of a consulting firm. Ms. Polk’s background includes a career in television and news and she provides commentary on several networks.

Eric Miller
A visiting professor of law teaching a race relations course at Wash U. He particularly focuses on the study of policing, race, and the intersection of criminal justice with sociology and criminology.

Christopher Frills
A founding school assistant principal of KIPP Triumph Academy. Mr. Frills helps develop the curriculum for middle school children in a predominantly African-American community.

Monique Abby
Criminal defense attorney for nearly 6 years with Missouri State Police Department. Ms. Abby is now a Municipal Court Judge in Normandy, MO and a sole practitioner focusing on criminal and juvenile law. She has been involved in St. Louis’ discussion on race relations.

Students, Parents, and Community Members Welcome


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