Black Minds Matter

October 10, 2018 | Saint Anselm Campus

Each Wednesday beginning October 10th through December 12th, 4 - 6 p.m.

The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) has registered as a "replay" site for the online course "Black Minds Matter" a program organized through Dr. J. Luke Wood of UCLA. The on-line program includes 9 lectures and panel discussions along with a supplementary reading list. Each topic aligns with research on supporting academic success for black men and boys. On campus, in person group discussion will follow the video each week. Lectures may be viewed on campus beginning at 4 p.m., or participants may also view the lectures on-line prior joining the face-to-face discussion on campus. Local educators will be invited to join our on-campus community.

Weekly Event Details are as follows:

10/17 4-6 p.m. Week 2 Replay & Discussion: Linking Black Lives to Black Minds, Gadbois 205

  • Speaker: Ryan Smith, The Education Trust-West
  • Interviewee:  S. Lee Merritt, Civil Rights Attorney
  • Speaker:  Patrisse Cullors, Black Lives Matters

10/24 4-6 p.m. Week 3 Replay & Discussion Foundations of Black Male Research, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium

  • Speaker: Frank Harris III, San Diego State University
  • Interviewee: Shaun R. Harper, University of Southern California

10/31 4-6 p.m. Week 4 Replay & Discussion Ascriptions of Intelligence, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium 

  • Speaker: Fred A. Bonner II, Prairie View A&M University
  • Interviewee: Donna Ford, Vanderbilt University

11/07 4-6 p.m. Week 5 Replay & Discussion Ascriptions of Criminality, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium

  • Speaker: Tyrone C. Howard, University of California Los-Angeles
  • Interviewee: Pedro Noguera, University of California Los-Angeles
  • Speaker: Nesha Savage, San Diego City College

11/14 4-6 p.m. Week 6 Replay & Discussion Campus Climates and Non-Cognitive Outcomes, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium 

  • Speaker: Terrell L. Strayhorn, DoGoodWork LLC
  • Interviewee: Kimberly A. Griffin, University of Maryland

11/28 4-6 p.m. Week 7 Replay & Discussion Promising Practices for Teachers, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium 

  • Speaker: Ilyasah Shabazz, Educator & Daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz
  • Speaker: Chance Lewis, University of North Carolina – Charlotte
  • Interviewee: Jawanza Kunjufu, African American Images

12/12 4-6 p.m. Week 8 Replay & Discussion Holistic Support for Black Male Learners, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium 

  • Speaker: Eboni Zamani-Gallaher, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
  • Interviewee: Robert T. Palmer, Howard University
  • Speaker: Vanessa McCullers, Moms of Black Boys (MOBB) United

12/19 4-6 p.m. Week 9 Replay & Program Wrap Up Advancing Black Male Policy, Support & Research, Roger & Francine Jean Student Complex Auditorium

  • Interviewee: Ivory Toldson, Howard University
  • Speaker: Robert Simmons, Campaign for Black Male Achievement
  • Interviewee: Jerlando F. L. Jackson, University of Wisconsin Madison
October 10, 2018 4:00 PM - December 12, 2018 6:00 PM