U C A N B E I T
( UNITED CAUCUS AGENDA for NATIONAL BLACK ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES and TALENT )
President Obama wants to encourage local businesses to support local talent in your area.
African American Congressmen, Congresswomen, Senators, and Mayors have been asked to reccommend individuals to host Black History events in their town or city.
This February marks the first national Black History Month that this nation has ever had a person of color elected to the position of commander and chief of the United States of America.
President Obama is going to hold a summit to encourage the film, television, radio and music industries to be more sensative to the self-esteem of African Americans in it's depictions, scripts and lyrics that help shape and mold the image, self-esteem and psyche' of our nations youth.
The president urges local communities and businesses to support Black talent shows on the local level and create scholarships, while encouraging the youth of today, that will become the talent of tommorrow to know and accept the resposibilities of creating positive portrayals, literature and music that will help our nation grow strong.
History on the local level:
Bakersfield California: The city of Bakersfield California was the first city of 12 cities that adopted and proclaimed the first "Read Black History Day" by Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall.
" National Read Black History Day "
Black History Talent Shows