National Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile will return home to New Orleans to lead a panel about the role Louisiana black women will play in the 2020 elections at Essence Fest Friday afternoon.
MSNBC host and civil rights activist Al Sharpton will moderate the panel, which will discuss 2020 politics, lessons from the 2018 elections, an effort to encourage black women to become presidential delegates and the impact of black women as a voting bloc.
Joining Brazile and Sharpton will be Yolanda Caraway, president of public relations firm The Caraway Group; Leah Daughtry, former CEO of the 2016 and 2008 Democratic National Convention committees; and Minyon Moore, principal of D.C. consulting firm Dewey Square Group.
The panel, sponsored by AT&T’s The Humanity of Connection, will begin on Friday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at the Power Stage at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
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