COS Panels

 

ONE ON ONE WITH MAXWELL | 11:00AM-11:25AM

 

Join Shaila for a special one on one with iconic R&B Legend Maxwell as Circle Of Sisters honors him with a Special Tribute for portraying women of color in a positive light throughout his music and career.

 

 

 

DAUGHTERS OF THE MOVEMENT | 11:30AM-12:15PM

 

The daughters will explore how their shared memories growing up watching their parents at work overlap and intertwine, as did the lives of their parents—activists, artists, politicians, political strategists, religious leaders, and founders of the civil rights movement.

  • Gina Belafonte, daughter of Julie and Harry Belafonte
  • Suzanne Kay, daughter of Diahann Carroll
  • Stacy Lynch, daughter of Bill Lynch
  • Hasna Muhammad, daughter of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee
  • Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz
  • Dominique Sharpton, daughter of Reverend Al Sharpton
  • Keisha Sutton-James, granddaughter of Percy Sutton
  • Moderated by our very own Lamonda

 

 

 

POWERFULL: THE CAST OF POWER | 12:30PM-1:25PM

 

In the sixth season of the Starz network hit series Power, Circle of Sisters sits down with cast members to discuss this groundbreaking show, what it means to be part of a cultural phenomenon, how they got involved with the series and the impact its made on their careers. What's next on the horizon? Join us to find out!

 

 

 

IGNITE YOUR HUSTLE | 1:30PM-2:30PM

 

The Boss Chronicles: “HustleHers” take the stage as media personality Déjà Vu leads a panel of Boss Ladies for a candid discussion of success, failure and lessons learned on their way to the top. Part rally cry, part truth-telling sermon, this session invites top entrepreneurs and executives to share honest insight on their climb to the top and the lessons learned along the way.

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  • Lisa Price, Founder of Carol's Daughter
  • Connie Orlando, EVP & Head of Programming, BET Networks
  • Leslie A. Anderson, President & CEO New Jersey Redevelopment Authority
  • Adenah Bayoh - Restaurant owner and Land Developer 

 

 

 

ONE-ON-ONE CONVERSATION WITH STYLE ICON DAPPER DAN | 2:45PM-3:15PM

 

Join WBLS personalities Kool DJ Red Alert and Fred “Bugsy” Buggs as they sit down with “The Original” -- Dapper Dan. Hear firsthand how he is more than a brand, but as a Black man how he found his place in the world, his struggle against poverty, crime, and drugs; social rebellion? and his quest for spiritual enlightenment.

Special Presentation

Dapper Dan to receive The Style Icon Award

 

 

 

 

STATE OF BLACK AMERICA: FROM #HASHTAG TO ACTION | 3:20PM-4:35PM

 

We’re using social media to discuss issues plaguing our community, but just what are we doing? In this session, we’ll cover everything from who’s running, voter registration to health care, taxes, prison reform, political representation, academic achievement and making financial ends meet. Our experts are here to update Circle of Sisters on where we are as a community and what we can do to move forward.

Join Rev. Al Sharpton, Ann Tripp, Attorney Ben Crump, Principal Akbar Cook, Crystal Williams and Joy Reid for this powerful discussion.

 

 

HONORING THE EXONERATED 5: OUR MODERN DAY FREEDOM FIGHTERS | 4:45PM-5:00PM

 

Join us for a special awards presentation to Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Kevin Richardson of the Exonerated 5. You don't want to miss it!

 

 

 

THE "GOOD" LIFE WITH MEAGAN GOOD | 5:00PM-5:25PM

 

Join actress Meagan Good as she discusses the “good” life - her philosophy on life, love, health and happiness. Hosted by - Lenny Green, host of WBLS’ the Quiet Storm

 

 

ONE-ON-ONE WITH MISS USA CHESLIE KRYST | 5:30PM-5:40PM

 

Join us for a one-on-one with Miss USA Cheslie Kryst - one-third of the record-breaking black girl magic trifecta of the 2019 pageant world!

Take part in a discussion on her path from attorney to Miss USA and her platform to make a difference in the world.

 

 

"AIN'T TOO PROUD PERFORMANCE"|5:50PM

 

Join Us for a Performance from the Hit Broadway Musical Ain’t Too Proud 

 

 


 

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