editor's note - After the documentary and live discussion on race aired on MSNBC on Friday, April 11, both David Wilson answered questiosn from viewers. The responses, which they gave separately are here.
This Friday at 9 p.m. ET, MSNBC will premiere Meeting David Wilson, the story of a young man's reconciliation with his ancestors' history as slaves. Immediately following at 10:30 p.m. on MSNBC, NBC News will present A Live Conversation About Race. The 90-minute live discussion, which will be broadcast from Howard University's Washington campus and stream simultaneously on msnbc.com, will focus on racial themes in America. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams will moderate the event.
Joining Williams as panelists for A Live Conversation About Race are some of America's more important voices on issues facing our nation including radio host Tom Joyner, author Michael Eric Dyson, entrepreneur Malaak Compton-Rock, screenwriter Kriss Turner, writer Kevin Powell, and columnist Mike Barnicle. Tim Wise, the Director of the Association for White Anti-Racist Education (AWARE) and Rev. Buster Soaries will also be featured panelists.
We invite you to submit questions for the discussion in the comment section of this blog.