LARGO, Md. — Prince George’s Community College hosts Legacy of Change: Excellence Unleashed, March 7, 6:30 p.m. in Hallam Theatre at the Largo campus. Produced by the National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP), the program will feature Camille O. Cosby, philanthropist and wife of actor and comedian William H. Cosby, distinguished panel of African-American elder leaders, contemporaries and a Prince George’s Community College student. Participants will describe how education transformed their lives. During the unique intergenerational conversation, attendees will learn about the characteristics, qualities and values that contribute to life-long success.
The diverse panel includes Camille O. Cosby, NVLP co-founder; Johnnetta D. Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art; Clifford Alexander, former secretary of the Army; David N. Dinkins, former mayor of New York City; Dr. M. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General; Bonnie St. John, Paralympic medal winner; Malcolm Jamaal Warner, actor and director; Sonia Sanchez, author, professor and poet; L. Douglas Wilder, former governor of Virginia; and Randal Pinkett, entrepreneur and author.
Co-founded in 2001 by Cosby and Renee Poussaint, NVLP records, preserves and distributes the wisdom of extraordinary African-American visionaries who have shaped American history. The interviews are available worldwide on the NVLP website and permanently archived at the Library of Congress.