Monday, December 1, 2014

After Ferguson, We Must All Make the Case for Black Male Achievement

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Making the Case for Black Male Achievement

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After the tragedy of Michael Brown and the ruling from Ferguson, one of the best ways for us to respond is making
The Case for
Black Male Achievement
Part One:
Join Us for A National Conversation on How America Can Elevate Its Prominence by Investing in Black Men and Boys
The Voice of the Nation
A prime-time, American-holiday special on
Thanksgiving Day
November 27, 2014 - Part One
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Eastern Time, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Central Time, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Mountain Time,
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Pacific Time

This is a two-part national conversation with nationally acclaimed
champions for Black men and boys. Elected officials, foundation presidents, school superintendents, educators, business leaders and faith leaders should listen to this two-part, two-day series. Men and women of all ethnicities should listen to this series. If you care about America, or if you care about Black people in America, you won't miss The Case for Black Male Achievement.

  • Roundtable Discussion on Black Male Achievement with Shawn Dove, Stephen Powell and Eric Grimes
  • David Miller: Teaching Black Males to Survive in America
  • David Banks: Teaching America How to Teach Black Boys
Shawn Dove, National Campaign Manager, Campaign for Black Male Achievement; Stephen Powell - Executive Director of Mentoring, USA; David C. Banks - President, The Eagle Academy Foundation
Eric Grimes - Senior Consultant, Institute for Black Male Achievement; David Miller - Executive Director, Dare to Be King; Phillip Jackson - Executive Director, The Black Star Project

Click Here to Listen Live Anywhere in the World.
We thank Melody Spann Cooper, Pierre Cooper, Cliff Kelly and Todd Runkowski of WVON for making this broadcast possible.
The Case for
Black Male Achievement
Part Two:
A National Conversation on How America Can Elevate Its Prominence by Investing in Black Men and Boys
WURD 900 AM (Philadelphia)

Friday, November 28, 2014
Part Two
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Time, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Central Time, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Mountain Time, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon Pacific Time

This is part-two of a national conversation on being a Black man in America. This segment includes Black Women for Black Male Achievement, Young Champions of Black Male Achievement and remarks on Black Male Achievement by Shawn Dove.

  • Opening Remarks: Eric Grimes
  • Remarks: Shawn Dove
  • Roundtable Discussion: Black Women for Black Male Achievement - Dr. Doreen Loury, Cheryl Rene Blue and Jeannette Simon
  • Roundtable Discussion: Young Champions of Black Male Achievement - Darrin McCall, Richard Taylor and Sheldon Smith
Dr. Doreen Loury - Assistant Professor of African American History, Arcadia University; Cheryl Rene Blue - Community Activist - Milwaukee; Jeannette Simon - Concerned Black Men National

Darrin McCall, Director of Programs - Youth Empowerment Project; Richard Taylor, Motivational Speaker; Sheldon Smith, Executive Director - The Dovetail Project.

Click Here to Listen Live Anywhere in the World.
50,000 young Black men and boys will be mentored
with a curriculum of
Black Male Achievement
National Mentoring Month
January 2015
Will your elementary school, high school, college, church, fraternity, community organization, youth organization, sports team, street organization (gang), youth detainment facility or any other organization that has control of the minds of young Black men and boys join this mentoring effort any day during the month of January 2015, but most notably on Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday, Monday, January 19, 2015?
This 3-hour mentoring session on Black Male Achievement includes:
  • What is The Black Male Achievement Movement?
  • Module on Black History and Culture
  • Module on Family Development and Fatherhood
  • Module on Education and Learning
  • Module on Economics, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
  • A Review of 100 Historical, Highly-Principled Black Male Achievers
  • A Certificate of Completion for Youth Participating in the Black Male Achievement Mentoring Session
For More Information, Please call 773.285.9600 or Click Here to register for a Black Male Achievement mentoring session today.

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