Black Issues Forum
An Interview with Stanley Nelson
Deborah Holt Noel sits down with Stanley Nelson, filmmaker of "Tell Them We Are Rising".
10 UNC-TV Drive, PO Box 14900
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4900
Premiered Monday, February 19, at 9 PM on UNC-TV
Black Issues Forum takes an in-depth look at how North Carolina’s HBCUs have shaped the economic and social landscape of the state. Inspired by acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson’s documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, HBCUs Legacy & Leadership: A Black Issues Forum Special Presentation continues the film’s conversation with a focus on the significant history and impact of North Carolina’s HBCUs.
Deborah Holt Noel leads this discussion with a distinguished roundtable of NC HBCU leaders and a live audience.
- Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye, chancellor, North Carolina Central University
- Dr. James A. Anderson, chancellor, Fayetteville State University
- Dr. Dorothy Browne, provost of Bennett College
- Dr. Paulette Dillard, president (interim), Shaw University
- Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins Sr., president, Livingstone College
- Dr. Elwood L. Robinson, chancellor, Winston-Salem State University
- Dr. Everett B. Ward, president, Saint Augustine's University
- Andrea Harris, chair, HBCU Roundtables of North Carolina
- Dr. Jim Johnson, the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; director, Urban Investment Strategies Center at UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School
- Larry Hall, NC Secretary of Veteran Affairs; former NC State House member; NCCU MA and Johnson C. Smith alumnus
- Pamela Oxendine, parent and community leader; sent three children to HBCUs; NCCU MPA and Shaw Alumna
- Kalvin Wall, Divine 9 member; Financial Secretary for the National Alumni Association at Shaw University; member of the HBCU Leadership Roundtable
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