Black Males: Rising to the Occasion
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Cornel West, keynote speaker for this year's Black Male Summit. The Office of Inclusion and Equity and Rethinking Race are hosting Cornel West thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Knight Foundation.
Special invite coming for select groups: Students in Akron Public Schools, Canton McKinley, or Cleveland Metropolitan School District — and BMS Committee members — will receive a custom registration link soon. Please do not use the registration link below.
Registration is open for all others, but seating is limited. Register today!
This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Cornel West, author and Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. [bio]
The BMS is a national platform for best practices and innovative strategies focusing on cradle-to-career success for African-American males with a robust focus on improving access, educational opportunities, improving retention, and leveraging networks in education, business and beyond. The primary demographic target is college bound and college age Black Males, other men of color, women of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and friends and allies of any underserved populations.
TOPIC: Say It Loud – The University of Akron: Black Men Rising for Justice and Peace
March 29, 2021, 7-8:30 p.m. Eastern Time (the U.S. and Canada)