LARGO, Md. — Prince George’s Community College hosts A 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 be moderated by Camille O. Cosby, producer, educator, philanthropist and wife of actor and comedian William H. Cosby, and feature a distinguished panel of African-American elder visionaries, contemporaries and a Prince George’s Community College student. Participants will discuss 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.
Cosby will be joined by Johnnetta B. Cole, NVLP chairperson and director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Panelists include Clifford Alexander, Jr., former secretary of the Army; David N. Dinkins, former mayor of New York City; Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General; Bonnie St. John, Paralympic medal winner; and Malcolm Jamaal Warner, actor, director, and musician.
Co-founded in 2001 by Cosby and Renee Poussaint, Emmy Award-winning network journalist, 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.