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107.5 WBLS, Circle Of Sisters and Hot 97 Present A Virtual Town Hall: COVID-19 & Its Impact on Communities of Color

WHO: WBLS & National Action Network’s Reverend Al Sharpton and Hot 97’s Ebro of Ebro In The Morning

WHAT: Reverend Al Sharpton and Hot 97’s Ebro will be hosting a Town Hall discussion around COVID 19 and its impact on communities of color. Joined by various leaders in business, law enforcement, health and government officials, they will tackle topics such as the need for support of minority owned businesses and economic recovery, NYPD and the policing of social distancing and testing sites and resources in communities of color. This conversation will tackle the hard truths about the virus and highlight the practices that will help communities of color survive this crisis together. 



Rev. Al Sharpton, National Action Network
Ebro Darden, HOT 97’s Ebro in the Morning

Panelists: (more to be added) 

  • Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
  • Yvette Clarke, Congresswoman (NY’s 9th Congressional District)
  • Wole Coaxum, Founder & CEO, MoCaFi
  • Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President
  • Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn District Attorney
  • Rodney Harrison, NYPD Chief of Detectives
  • Hakeem Jeffries, Congressman (NY’s 8th Congressional District) & Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus
  • Melinda Katz, Queens District Attorney
  • Mark Levine, New York City Council Member (District 7) & Chair of Council Committee on Health
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Congresswoman (NY’s 14th Congressional District)
  • Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller
  • Nydia Velazquez, Congresswoman (NY’s 7th Congressional District) & Chairwoman of House Small Business Committee

WHEN: Tuesday June 2nd – 7:00-8:30PM EST

WHERE: The Town Hall will be broadcast on-air, streamed live on WBLS’s Facebook Live and HOT 97’s YouTube Channel, and available to access directly by going to

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