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February 20, 2009

CNN to Host Town Hall at JCSU

Below is an excerpt of what The Charlotte Observer reporter Tonya Jameson wrote on her "That's Wassup!" blog yesterday.

Johnson C. Smith University will be featured in CNN's upcoming series "Black In America 2," which examines African American life.

Anchor Don Lemon will moderate a town hall forum during the CIAA tournament next Thursday. The event is open only to current students and faculty.

Part of the town hall meeting will be featured in CNN's follow-up to last year's series "Black In America." Segments of the series aired on the network, but most of it was on the web site.

CNN staff also will tour the campus and interview students. Lemon plans to talk to students about journalism.

Click here for Jameson's full column.

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