2017 Uplifting Black Men Conference
Check-In | Breakfast | Networking
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Welcome | Musical Selection | Opening Remarks
Dustin Scarborough, Reggie Stroble & Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke
Lift Every Voice and Sing performed by An Achievable Dream Academy
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
"Beyond the Talented Tenth: Extraordinary Blackness in 2017."
Dr. Kwame Harrison
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Rev. Dr. Virgil Woods
9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Breakout Session Block 1
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m
Reco Charity ‘13
The Only One In The Room, Again.
Corey Miles ‘18
Intersectional Trap N*gga: (Re)Conceptualizing Black Male Masculinity
Ellington Graves ‘92 (Faculty Track)
"(Un)Apologetically Black: Black Men and the Politics of Respectability"
Breakout Session Block 2
10:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Ryan Blake Phillips
Considering graduate school? I can help..
Walt Lee ‘15/ Freddy Paige
The Black Man’s Guide to Preparing for Success--Without Losing your Soul
Kendrick Gholston (Faculty Track)
“Players, Prestige and Profits: Unspoken lies student-athletes buy into when entering college”
Breakout Session Block 3
11:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
The God of Man
Dr. Brandy Faulkner
"Represent!: Showing Up For Black Male Interests"
Dr. Anderson (Faculty Track)
Human Capacity Building: Advising and Mentoring Across Differences
Lunch & Showing of “The Power of No”
A TEDxVirginiaTech talk by Reggie Stroble
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:05 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.