Newark Public Library holds panel discussion featuring boxing champion Shakur Stevenson

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(left to right) Boxer Carina Casqueira; panel moderator and Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life Foundation President CC Minton; Robyn Moses, Co-Founder of Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life Foundation; and Coach “Dirt” – Newark Pop Warner Coach of 15 years and Junior Olympic Boxing coach with Shakur Stevenson – Newark Native 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist and WBO Featherweight Champion and his grandfather, Wali Moses on-screen.
Urban News Staff Reports

The Newark Public Library hosted a panel discussion with the "Son of Newark," WBO featherweight world title holder Shakur Stevenson, who discussed sports and community activism.

Shakur Stevenson (via Skype)  – Newark Native 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist and WBO Featherweight Champion and his grandfather, Wali Moses
The event was hosted by Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life Foundation President CC Minton.
Robyn Moses, Co-Founder of Stevenson and Moses, Coach “Dirt,  Newark Pop Warner Coach of 15 years and Junior Olympic Boxing coach, participated in the discussion. Stevenson participated, in the panel via Skype. 

left to right is CC Minton, Robyn Moses, and Carina Casqueira.
The discussion was part of the Newark Library's Black History Month exhibit and program series “The Black Athlete in America: Protest, Activism and Inclusion” exploring the role and status of the Black athlete as an activist since the mid-19th century.

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