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Dee-1 & The League Of Young Voters  To Host #BarackTalk [Video]


On Tuesday, January 24th, national non-profit organization the League Of Young Voters Education Fund, and Rock The Vote will host their second annual #BarackTalk, a State of the Union round table discussion and watch party.

The event will broadcast live from Busboys and Poets, one of our capitol’s cultural hotspots, at 5th and K Street in Washington, D.C. at 7:30 p.m. EST. #BarackTalk will livestream on for viewers to watch and engage in conversation with the panelists. 

#BarackTalk will kick off with a series of panel discussions about the biggest issues facing Millennials before the 2012 presidential election. The party begins when President Barack Obama starts his fourth State of the Union address, and will conclude with analysis and discussion by some of the best and brightest minds in entertainment and politics. 

The panelists include Goldie Taylor, leading news correspondent (, MSNBC); Chuck Creekmur, influential urban entertainment journalist and co-founder of; and many more. Each speaker was selected because of her proven ability to engage with young people and spark conversations that resonate.

During the #BarackTalk discussions, participants can directly engage with panelists to ask questions via Ustream at and LYVEF’s Twitter handle, @TheLeague99. Viewers asking questions on Twitter are encouraged to use the hashtag #BarackTalk.  MSNBC, CNN and’s Goldie Taylor and New Orleans rapper, Dee-1,hit the streets of Los Angeles in preparation for BarackTalk 2012 to discuss voting in the 2012 Election, the President’s upcoming State of the Union address, and what are the important issues in the streets.See what the people have to say about President Obama and if they even plan on voting this year.