All seats claimed for forum in Greensboro about plight of young black men

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The seats are all gone for the News & Record’s upcoming discussion on the plight of young black males.

The 1,000 seats available at the Carolina Theatre for Wednesday’s event have all been claimed through RSVPs. No walk-ins are being accepted.


“We’re thrilled and encouraged by the response,” said Allen Johnson, editorial page editor, who organized the forum. “While people may disagree over the root causes of the problem, they want to have this difficult conversation. And, more important, they want to find workable solutions.”

“Dreams Deferred: The untapped potential of our young black males” features Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. and conservative activist and author Star Parker.

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