SAT. DEC 6, 3PM | From Selma to Ferguson to Baltimore to DC: We Still Got Work to Do
A performance following the 3:00PM performance, featuring Mosaic Theater Board Member NJ Mitchell. Join us afterwards for a panel conversation titled Solutions Against Gun Violence featuring Dr. Joe Madison(Author and Sociologist at Catholic University), Dr. Timothy Freeman (Pastor of the Great and Historic Trinity AME Zion Church), Dr. Joe Madison (Sirius XM Radio and Social Justice Activist), Mr. Matthew Fogg(former US Marshall and DEA Officer), and Nia2X (Al Sharpton's National Netowrk Action DC Office and Social Justice Activist).
Dr. Joe Madison
He was arrested in front of the UN for protesting against human rights abuses in South Sudan; he went to the heart of Detroit to hold an open Town Hall forum on the issues crippling the blighted city; he’s won awards for his audio documentaries on Haiti and other hot button topics of human rights; he has special access to the Obamas (the President and First Lady have both chosen Joe’s show to spread their message on numerous occasion)…..
He is Joe Madison, the recognized human and civil rights activist and the preeminent African American radio host, aka “The Black Eagle,” on SiriusXM’s Urban View channel 126.
As much an activist as radio host – his show motto is “What Are You Going to Do About It?” and he served as executive director of the Detroit NAACP at 24 — Last year, Joe Madison received the Freedom Flame Award presented by the Selma, Alabama Bridge Crossing Jubilee Commission and was named Outstanding Media Personality at the 104th Annual NAACP Convention.
Joe Madison is the leading African American broadcaster today, reaching a potential audience of 26 million on SiriusXM.
Dr. Timothy Freeman
Dr. Timothy Freeman, a native of Delco, NC has been appointed pastor of the great and historic Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church in Washington, D.C. Dr. Freeman, a life-long member of the A.M.E. Zion Church. He holds a Master of Divinity Degree, and Doctor of Ministry both from Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, NC. His Professional Project Topic was, “Cultivating Wholeness: A Christian Model For Grief Management That Promotes Spiritual Maturity.”
Dr. James Loewen
For twenty years, Dr James W “Jim” Loewen taught about racism at the University of Vermont. Since 1997, he has been a Visiting Professor of Sociology at American Washington, D.C. He is also Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, Visiting Professor of Sociology at Catholic University in Washington, DC, and Visiting Professor of African-American Studies at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign. In 2012 the American Sociological Association gave Loewen its Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award, for "scholarship in service to social justice." He is the first white person ever to win this award. Also in 2012, the National Council for the Social Studies gave Loewen its "Spirit of America" Award, previously won by, inter alia, Jimmy Carter, Rosa Parks, and Mr. Rogers James W. "Jim" Loewen is an American sociologist, historian, and author, best known for his 1995 book, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, which was republished in 2008.
Matthew Fogg, a native of Washington, D.C., is an identical twin and the second youngest of 10 children. He graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. He later received an honorary Masters and Doctorate inclusive of his extensive skills, knowledge and experience in law enforcement and civil and human rights work. Matthew began his career as a Deputy United States Marshal in the US Marshals Service (USMS). While serving as a US Marshal, Matthew also had the honor of being cross designated as a Supervisory Inspector with the US Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA). In this role, Matthew Fogg served on DEA’s Washington Metropolitan Area Task Force and commanded the drug and gun interdiction fugitive unit.