On April 14, WPGC celebrated the freeing of slaves in Washington, DC with the DC Emancipation Day 150th Anniversary Great Debate. The debate was [photogallerylink id=54536]moderated by BET News’ TJ Holmes. WPGC’s Guy Lambert was there to cover this HISTORIC EVENT!
The DC Emancipation Day 150th Anniversary Great Debate addressed key matters affecting African Americans today. The economy, unemployment, health care, education and the upcoming Presidential election may all be covered in the 90 minute program. Four panelists including Georgetown University professor/author Michael Eric Dyson, The Reverend Al Sharpton, and GOP Political Annalist Joe Watkins will have ten minutes to state their position on a topic and five minutes were allocated for rebuttals.