City Paper is not for tourists
The release has since been recalled.
Since LL is going to poke fun at the release, he might as well pass on the info therein:
Some of the most influential thinkers, political pundits, corporate heads, religious leaders and entertainers will gather on Howard University’s campus for the State of Black America’s Address on Saving and Building Wealth on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 from 9am until 2pm. This unique national financial literacy address, in honor of Black History Month, will include a formal presentation and much needed forum on building wealth not only in America, but globally.
Presented by the Black America Saves (BAS) organization, the goal of the address and forum is to educate, enlighten and empower America by bringing people together and engaging them in thoughtful dialogue, leading to building strong, financially stable communities through individual and community action. Black America Saves State of Black America: Saving and Building Wealth Address and Forum will examine hard-hitting truths about the issue of saving and wealth building and address how politicians, corporations, religious leaders, entertainers, sports figures and American citizens, influence behavioral changes among African Americans.
The specific objectives for the presentation are simple to raise awareness of the importance of financially strong communities, to promote greater participation in saving and wealth building and, by doing so, strengthen not only the African American community but also, America!