Join BYP’s very own Jasiri X and Ebony Magazine’s Digital News and Lifestyle Editor Jamilah Lemieux for a fascinating online discussion about the political mobilization of Black Millennials during the 2012 Presidential Election.
It all goes down today (February 28th) at 3pm EST. Don’t miss this exciting event, sponsored by NAACPConnect!
“NAACPConnect – the social networking hub for youth and young adult members of the Na-tional Association for the Advancement of Colored People – will moderate a live, online interactive Black History Month chat featuring an impressive panel of bloggers, artists and community activists on the political galvanization of Black Millennials (ages 18-29) during the 2012 election. Black Millennials’ social identity is connected to their engagement with online social communities and technology and their cultural heritage. This dialogue seeks to inspire and challenge participants to increase their online and offline civic engagement through the use social media and traditional organizing models to ensure that young Black voters are represented at the ballot box on Election Day. #BlackMillennials”