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Friday, October 20 Panel Presentations

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Please note that not all speakers presented with a presentation slide. 


“worthy to be classed”: Slavery and its Legacy in Grayson County, Virginia 

Presented by Rebekah Turnmire, George Washington University


Recovering the Lives of Black Banjo Players in the Mountain South: The Case of John Homer Walker

Presented by Jillean​ ​McCommons, University of Kentucky


Blacks​ ​in​ ​Appalachia​ ​&​ ​Public​ ​Media

Presented by William Isom II, East Tennessee PBS

Saturday, October 21 Panel Presentations

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Please note that not all speakers presented with a presentation slide.


A vision for Black lives: Examining the possibility of applying the platform for Black lives in Asheville

Presented by Nicole Townsend


State of Black Asheville Student Round Table 1: Ten Years Ago and Now
State of Black Asheville Student Round Table 2: SOBA as We Knew It

Presented by Dwight Mullen, Ph.D. and former students


Community Economic Development: History of CED with a focus on strategies and tools

Presented by Justin Edge, Latoya Gardner, Savi Horne, and William Isom II


State of Black North Carolina

Presented by James Steele, Ph.D., A&T University, Zaphon Wilson, Ph.D., NC Central University, and Jarvis Hall, Ph.D., NC Central University