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  • Ed Pavlic

    Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies, University of Georgia

  • Tonya Allen

    President & CEO, Skillman Foundation

  • James Carr

    Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

    Coleman A. Young Endowed Chair and Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Sharon Block

    Executive Director, Labor and Worklife Program

    Lecturer, Harvard Law School

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