Dwight Kirk

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Dwight Kirk is a Washington DC based journalist.

Education

Dwight Kirk is a gradute of Howard University.

Black Press Institute

In 1987 Dwight Kirk was on the Board of Directors of the Black Press Institute-Coalition of Black Trade Unionists[1].

CBTU

In 2003 Dwight Kirk, was web consultant to Coalition of Black Trade Unionists[2].

Freelance writer

In 2005 Dwight Kirk was a freelance writer living in Washington DCh[3].

Obama fan

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In 2008 Barack Obama was scheduled to speak May 23 2008 as part of the 37th International Convention of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), to be held at the Renaissance Hotel, St Louis Missouri.

Obama spoke at last year’s CBTU international convention (held May 2007 in Chicago), and CBTU officials "think he will be able to honor his commitment again this year".

According to Dwight Kirk, media coordinator for CBTU.

“When Obama spoke at our convention last year, there was not a lot of union support for him at all - Hillary was the flavor of the month,
It really opened the door for black trade unionists to go back to their national unions and say, ‘Maybe we should take a look at this guy.’”

In 2008, Dwight Kirk's company D’flat Communications designed a campaign poster for Barack Obama that was acquired by the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution-to be archived in the permanent collection of the msueum’s Politics and Reform Division[4].

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

In 2008 Dwight Kirk, Media Represntative, CBTU, Washington, DC signed a statement circulated by the Partisan Defense Committee calling for the release of convicted “cop-killer” Mumia Abu-Jamal.[5]

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