March 2013 Conversations with Al McFarlane Archives

This week on Conversations with Al McFarlane, guests included second generation musician Ernest “EC3” Coleman, celebrating his 3rd solo release “Life is All About The Rhythms.” Also featured were Senior Research and Policy Analyst for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) Dr. Menna Demessie and 5th District Congressmen Keith Ellison discussing details of the March 1st sequester.

This week on Conversation with Al McFarlane, we go to Minnesota State University Mankato for a live recording of the 37th Dr. Michael T. Fagin PAN African Student Leadership Conference. The forum features President of MN Black Nurses Association Shirlynn LaChapelle, and activist/historian Mahmoud El-Kati.

This week on Converwsations with Al McFarlane, guests included State Senator Bobby Joe Champion, Director of State  Council for Black Minnesotans Edward McDonald and  DFL African American Caucus Secretary Mary Anderson.  Champion addressed the Health Care Reform and "Deadline Week".  McDonald spoke on "Day At The Capitol", presented byThe State Council on Black Minnesotans, coordinated by the Public Policy Project.  Anderson, provided information on the support of Day At The Capitol, disparities the African American Caucus and ways to become involved