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Panelists discuss "What If King had Tweeted the Movement" at the Los Angeles Press Club (Photo: Ian Foxx)

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Press Club held its first ever panel discussion on the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  On Thursday, January 12, 2012, the prestigious press club hosted a discussion entitled, “What if Dr. King Tweeted the Movement?”  Organized by the press club’s newly elected and first Black board member Gloria Zurveen, panelists included (L to R) Pastor William D. Smart, Chair of SCLC and labor organizer, Reverend Lewis E. Logan, community organizer, Jasmyne Cannick, political communications consultant and journalist, retired Congresswoman Diane E. Watson, former Councilmember and Freedom Rider Robert Farrell, Sister Charlene Muhammad, West Coast Editor of the Final Call.  The conversation was moderated by author and professor Anthony Asadullah Samad.

Jasmyne Cannick

Political communications consultant and nationally syndicated journalist Jasmyne Cannick address what if King tweeted the movement. (Photo: Ian Foxx)

Robert Farrell

Former Los Angeles Councilmember Robert Farrell (Photo: Ian Foxx)

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Former Congresswoman Diane Watson discusses Dr. King. (Photo by Ian Foxx)

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From left to right, journalist Jasmyne Cannick, former Congresswoman Diane Watson, former Councilmember Robert Farrell, and the Final Call's Sister Charlene Muhammad. (Photo: Ian Foxx)