As many of you know, this week I’m headed to Boston for Harvard’s Black Policy Conference. This year’s theme is “Realizing the Dream Deferred” in the fifth year of the event. I’m taking part in their black media panel from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18 and the guest list rocks.
It’s yours truly and Essence Magazine’s Angela Burt-Murray, Troy Patterson of Slate.com and Atlantic Monthly’s Ta-nehisi Coates. We’re going to discuss black media in the age of Obama (hotness) and I’m naturally excited.
The event will feature questions from a moderator, then a Q&A afterwards.
While I go over how I will answer the moderators’ and audiences’ questions (Be pithy! Don’t talk so fast! Tell witty anecdotes! Don’t swear!), the other half of my brain will debate hairstyles and outfits.
It’s called “multitasking,” kids. We all gotta learn.