Black Minds Matter Speakers Series Arts & Culture
- George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center
- 1165 Angelina St.
- Austin, TX 78702
- October 25, 2017 - December 20, 2017
- Recurring weekly on Wednesday
- Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Black Lives movement comes to the classroom via the Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement - CORA's doctoral class (livestreamed for the general public) instructing school and college leaders on how to educate, prepare, and mobilize their educators. Course focuses on Black boys and men. More information: https://www.facebook.com/CORAlearning/posts/1280591888730461
There will be a livestream viewing and discussion facilitation afterwards, which is guided impart by Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement - CORA.
If you are interested in being a faciliator, please contact Faith Weaver at Faith.Weaver@austintexas.gov.
SOME of the Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement - CORA's many incredible guest speakers and interviewees include:
Patrisse Cullors- Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter
Tyrone Howard - Professor of Urban Education, University of California - Los Angeles
Ilyasah Shabazz - Educator, Activist, and Daughter of Malcolm X
S. Lee Merrit - Merrit Law Firm & Attorney for the family of Jordan Edwards
Pedro Noguera - Distinguished Professor of Education, University of California - Los Angeles
Eboni Zamani-Gallaher - Professor of Higher Education, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
Shaun Harper - Clifford and Betty Allen Professor, University of Southern California (USC)
Ivory Toldson - Former Executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCUs) under President Obama and Professor at Howard University
Chance Lewis - Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina- Charlotte
Fred Bonner II - Professor and Endowed Chair, Prairie View A&M University
Terrell Strayhorn - Professor and CEO of DoGoodWork