Rev. Dr. Willie Wilson, Pastor, Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington DC, speaks to the DC Justice Collaborative on “The Prison Labor System: 21st Century Slavery.”
The Institute of the Black World 21st Century is committed to building the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. to work for the social, political, economic and cultural upliftment, the development of the global Black community and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.
Hon. Lisa Hanna, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture and Youth, delivered closing remarks.
“If you say that African Americans have an inferior culture, have cultural pathologies that they’re carrying with them, it seems to me you have to ask why that would be,” Ta-Nehisi Coates says.