*This Sunday, TV One will air the Measuring the Movement program sponsored by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network that took place in New York on Saturday, April 9.
The forum was designed to formulate and commit to actionable goals that will advance the agenda of African Americans over the next twelve months in the areas of political power, economic power and social/cultural influence.
Moderated by TV One’s “Washington Watch” host and CNN contributor Roland Martin and hosted by radio industry icon Tom Joyner, “National Action Network Forum: Measuring the Movement 2011 with Al Sharpton” will air on TV One this Sunday, April 17 from 10 AM – Noon ET.
A host of top African-American government, education, religious, and cultural leaders who participated in the forum included: Rev. Al Sharpton; NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous; President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association Danny Bakewell; Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Deputy Associate Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs Michael Blake; President and CEO of the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation Melanie Campbell; National Executive Director of the National Action Network Tamika Mallory; Professor of Finance at Syracuse University Dr. Boyce Watkins; MSNBC Contributor Jeff Johnson; Founder & President of Youth in Action, Mary Pat Hector; and Rapper and Political Activist Che “Rhymefest” Smith.