2017 Uplifting Black Men Conference

Schedule

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.

 

Featured Speaker

Rev. Dr. Virgil Woods

9:20 a.m.  - 9:50 a.m.

 

 


Breakout Session Block 1

10:00 a.m.  - 10:30 a.m

Drillfield

Reco Charity ‘13

The Only One In The Room, Again.

Smithfield

Corey Miles ‘18

Intersectional Trap N*gga: (Re)Conceptualizing Black Male Masculinity

Duckpond

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.

 

Drillfield

Ryan Blake Phillips

Considering graduate school? I can help..

Smithfield

Walt Lee ‘15/ Freddy Paige

The Black Man’s Guide to Preparing for Success--Without Losing your Soul

Duckpond

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.

Drillfield

Anthony Scott

The God of Man

Smithfield

Dr. Brandy Faulkner

"Represent!: Showing Up For Black Male Interests"

Duckpond

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.

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Featured Speaker

Kenneth Cooke

1:30 p.m.  - 2:00 p.m.


Featured Speaker

Everette Taylor

2:05 p.m.  - 2:35 p.m.

BREAK

2:40 p.m.  - 3:10 p.m. 

 

President Talk

3:15 p.m.  - 4:15 p.m.

 

Keynote Address

Irving Peddrew ‘16

4:15 p.m.  - 5:15 p.m.

Closing

5:15 p.m.  - 5:30 p.m.