Meet The HistoryMakers: A Day of Education 2005 (Los Angeles)

Thursday 10/6/2005

The California African American Museum

Los Angeles, California

On October 8, 2005 The HistoryMakers hosted the 4th installment of its Meet The HistoryMakers: A Day of Education at The California African American Museum in Los Angeles, California.


Meet The HistoryMakers: A Day of Education was conceived as a day of seminars designed to expose public school teachers, librarians and students to the educational resources created by The HistoryMakers, the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive.


Attendees experience first person testimony from notable HistoryMakers, oral history workshops and training, computer labs and innovative and interactive curriculum. Meet The HistoryMakers: A Day of Education is truly a unique educational opportunity.
The HistoryMakers staff has created a finding aid for this event. View/Download below: 

Meet The HistoryMakers: A Day of Education (Los Angeles 2005) 

Panelists for this program included:

Welcome and Opening Address
Julieanna Richardson, Founder of The HistoryMakers
Elisa L. Liang, Vice President, MCI and President, MCI Foundation
Sylvia Rousseau, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District
Interviewing the MediaMakers
Paul Brock, The HistoryMakers (Moderator)
Joseph Dyer, CBS-2 Los Angeles, Reporter and Television Executive
Ron Brewington, President, B&B Productions
Hip Hop
Donell Alexander, L.A. Alternative Press (Moderator)
Clifford R. Russell, Sales/Promotion Account Manager, 100.3 FM The Beat, Los Angeles
Ron Carter, former President of Warner Records
Lee Bailey, Radio Personality and Broadcast Executive
That's Entertainment!
Tina Marie Tyler, Tina Marie Tyler Productions (Moderator)
Lorraine Toussaint, Actress - Any Day Now, Law & Order
Aki Aleong, Actor and Record Executive
T'Keyah Crystal Keymah, Actress - That's So Raven!, Jackie Brown
Life in Front of a Camera
George White, Center for Communications and Community Context Magazine (Moderator)
Lou Gossett, Jr., Academy Award-winning actor
On Stage
Carol Holloway, Fox News, (Moderator)
Janet Adderley, Broadway Actress, and Karen Briggs, violinist
Public Service versus Private Practice as a Lawyer
Erin Aubrey Kaplan, L.A. Weekly (Moderator)
Leo Branton, litigator and entertainment lawyer
Judge Marcus Tucker, Superior Court Judge
Eric Holder, former U.S. District Court Judge
I Want to Be an Artist
Carol Holloway, Fox News, (Moderator)
Synthia Saint James, internationally recognized fine artist
Marie Johnson Calloway, artist and educator
Ruth Beckford, African American Museum Library Coalition
Jervey Tervalon, author and poet, (Moderator)
Maycie Herrington, historical conservator
Bernice Baynes Brown, Dean of Workforce Education,
Doris Topsy-Elvord, Co-Founder - African American Heritage Society
Dr. Ruth Love, Prsident - RLB enterprises
Art in California
George White, Center for Communications and Community Context Magazine (Moderator)
Artis Lane, sculptor, painter, and printmaker
Samella Lewis, artist, and art historian
Morrie Turner, cartoonist, as panelists.