Joe Hicks

Community Advocates

Guest

Vice President of Community Advocates, a nonprofit organization seeking improvement in race relations in Los Angeles, and member of Project 21, conservative black think-tank; long-time civil rights activist and former Executive Director of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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