Seg. 1: Discrimination And 'The American Dream.' Seg. 2: Is Deval Patrick Democrats' Next Big Hope?
Segment 1: Former Kansas City mayoral candidate recalls facing racial and sex discrimination.
From her youth in rural Mississippi to growing up through the civil rights movement, to her eventual career in executive leadership, Janice Ellis spoke of her experiences navigating the political, corporate, and non-profit sectors as a black person, and as a woman.
- Janice Ellis, author of "From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream"
Segment 2 beginning at 13:24: Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick won't rule out a presidential run in 2020.
Three years after finishing his term as the first African-American governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick shows no signs of slowing down. Today, he talked about issues facing our country, his views on the current administration and his own possible White House ambitions.
- Deval Patrick, managing director, Bain Capital.
American Public Square presents 'An Evening with Deval Patrick: Reinvesting in America' at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, at Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut, Independence, Missouri 64050. For more information visit AmericanPublicSquare.org.