On August 18th, 2015, Congresswoman Barbara Lee hosted a successful community forum on racial justice at Brookins AME Church in Oakland. More than 800 people RSVPed for the event and a multiracial audience of more than 500 people attended. The event was also livestreamed via Periscope. This was a continuation of Congresswoman Lee’s town hall series.
- Huffington Post: Barbara Lee Hosts Community Forum on Racial Justice
- Contra Costa Times/San Jose Mercury News/Oakland Tribune: Uncomfortable but Necessary Conversation about Race at Brookins AME Church in Oakland
- Oakland Pos: Teen Leaders & Rep. Barbara Lee Say: “We Must Speak Up” for Racial Justice