Monday, September 22, 2008
Brennen, Moran and Havard to Speak at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Issues Forum on "Living in the Black: Barriers to Wealth Creation in the African American Community"
Congressman John Lewis has invited law professors David A. Brennen (AALS and University of Georgia), Beverly I. Moran (Vanderbilt University), and Cassandra Jones Havard (University of Baltimore) and university professor Jessica Gordon Nembhard (Howard University) to hold an issues forum this Friday, on September 26, 2008, on the topic "Living in the Black: Barriers to Wealth Creation in the African American Community." The forum will be a part of the annual legislative conference of the CBC Foundation.
Professor Brennen will address the topic of racial inequality in the tax exemption context. Professor Moran will discuss the topic of tax policy and its impact on wealth inequality among racial populations. Professor Havard will talk about the impact on effective wealth transfer mechanisms of the failure to properly regulate U.S. financial markets. And, finally, Professor Nembhard will discuss the topic "Alternative Asset Building in African American Communities: Wealth Accumulation through Cooperative Ownership."
For other CBC Foundation legislative conference events, go to http://www.alc2008.org/ and view the complete schedule of issues forums and brain trusts.