Panelists to Discuss Effects of the Trayvon Martin Case
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
The shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin has sparked debate and conversations across the country, and West Virginia Wesleyan College is hosting a panel discussion to give the campus community and local residents further perspective into the case and what it says about the 21st Century United States. The panel discussion, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library.
Among those participating in the discussion are Brian Bergstrom, editor of the Record Delta; Dr. Robert Rupp, Wesleyan professor of political science; David McCauley, college counsel and professor of law; Courtney Rayam, director of Wesleyan’s Intercultural Program; and Jamella Shackleford, assistant prosecutor for Harrison County.