Pre-Black Male Summit Community Dialogue
|Michael J. Bender
Friday, April 11, 2014
Steve Harvey - 11:30 a.m. - Knight Convention Center
Steve Harvey is a media conglomerate personified in a man who has found success as an actor, writer and producer, and his career has continued to flourish, becoming a top-rated radio host, fashion entrepreneur, bestselling author, popular game show host on Family Feud, and host of his own daytime television show. Read more . . .
Dr. Terrell Strayhorn - 4:05 p.m.
Nationally recognized keynote speaker, motivational lecturer, provocateur, workshop facilitator, and author.
Dr. Strayhorn was named one of the most highly visible scholars in his field by the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. For his research, he was named one of the Top 12 diversity scholars in the country by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Read more . . .
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Janks Morton - 9:00 a.m.
“The most prolific African American Filmmaker of this generation, that 90% of African Americans have never heard of...”
JANKS MORTON is a groundbreaking international and award winning Documentarian. As founder of iYAGO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, LLC, he states “the company came into existence to reflect both the conscious and unconscious soul of Black America. Read more . . .
David Johns – 1:30 p.m.
Executive Director, White House Initiative on
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appointed David J. Johns as the executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The initiative will work to identify best practices for improving African American student achievement, and partner with communities and a variety of federal agencies to produce effective programs for black youth. Read more . . .
Touré - 4:00 p.m.