Sarah Palin Racist Comments Witness Gregory Charles Royal to Hold Press Conference National Press Club

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Duke Ellington Orchestra Musician in Sarah Palin Racial Incident to Hold Press Conference at The National Press Club on Tuesday October 7, 2008 in the Zenger Room from 9:00am-11:00am 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045 Pre-Registration Required

Former Duke Ellington Orchestra trombonist Gregory Charles Royal details a racial encounter between him and Sarah Palin in a press conference to be held at The National Press Club on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 in the Zenger Room from 9:00am-11:00am

Royal claims Palin made racially disparaging comments to him about his Duke Ellington Orchestra bandmates during their concert tour of Alaska.

Royal, a respected international musician who holds a Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies, is also artistic director of American Youth Symphony , producers of the television program America's Hot Musician. (See http://robesonsvoice.blogspot.com/2008/09/trombone-player-who-accuses-palin-of.html)

Also presented will be referenced comments from other minorities who claim to have had racially charged experiences with Palin, including those of Gwendolyn Alexander, President African American Historical Society of Alaska, Inc..

This Event Requires Pre-Registration. Priority Will Be Given to Credentialed Press.

To pre-register, please email greg @ americanyouthsymphony.org or call (202) 302-6703.

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