Press Conference: Why is the DNC Trying to Silence Nina Turner?
An all-star list of performers, including Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover, Rosario Dawson, Shailene Woodley, and Kendrick Sampson, will headline a media availability today to respond to efforts by the Democratic National Committee to silence former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, a leading and prominent African American surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Akron City Councilwoman Tara Samples, filmmaker Josh Fox, Women for Bernie co-founder Portia Boulder, and National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger will also participate.
What: Media Availability: Why is the DNC Trying to Silence Nina Turner?
When: Today, July 27, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Inside middle media tent, center portion, adjacent to Wells Fargo Center, DNC Convention
- Susan Sarandon
- Danny Glover
- Rosario Dawson
- Shailene Woodley
- Kendrick Sampson
- Portia Boulger, founder, Women for Bernie
- Filmmaker Josh Fox
- Akron Councilwoman Tara Samples
- NNU co-president Deborah Burger, RN
Turner has also been a sharp critic of DNC interference in the primary process, as has been well documented in the recent e-mail leaks.