BlackMindsMatter: Realities of black boys and men in education - Event Details
This event has concluded and is no longer current.
BlackMindsMatter: Realities of black boys and men in education
Location: Student Services Center W201
Free Weekly Public Course via live webstream on #BlackMindsMatter
Next 6 Mondays: Starting 11/6 - 12/11 • 1:30PM - 3:30PM • Student Services Center W-201
Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs
Black Minds Matter addresses the experiences and realities of Black boys and men in education. The free and public weekly course draws parallels between the Black Lives Matter movement and the ways that Black minds are engaged in the classroom. The course will balance a discussion of issues facing Black male students as well as offer research-based strategies for improving their success.
Black boys are significantly more likely to be placed into special education or exposed to disciplinary practices such as suspensions or expulsions; hence removing them from learning environments.
A 2016 report on community college success measure shares that when compared to white students, black students are:
140% more likely to perceive that faculty don't appreciate them;
80% more likely to perceive that faculty are not interested in them;
80% more likely to believe that faculty avoid saying "hello" to them;
90% more likely to perceive that faculty don't want to engage or talk to them, about academic matters outside of the classroom.
Black Minds Matter supports the educational success of black boys and and men and intentionally engages educators and administrators to work against the disparities facing black students.
This course is open virtually (via lifestream) to anyone who would like to participate.
Typically, sessions will occur between 1:30pm to 3:30pm Hawaii Time, unless otherwise specified. During this time, you may expect opening commentary by J. Luke Wood as well as guest lectures, speeches, and interviews with key leaders in the field.
Following the 2 hour webinar, Karishma Kamath (Director of Student Conduct in Student Affairs) will lead a short discussion based on the weekly lecture.
The public version of this course represents the first hour of the actual Black Minds Matter course that is offered by the College of Education at San Diego State University (SDSU).
WEEK 3 – 11/06/17- Ascription of Intelligence
Speaker: Fred A. Bonner II, Prairie View A&M University
Interviewee: Donna Ford, Vanderbilt University
WEEK 4 – 11/13/17- Assumptions of Criminality
Speaker: Tyrone C. Howard, University of California Los-Angeles
Interviewee: Pedro Noguera, University of California Los-Angeles
Speaker: Nesha Savage, San Diego City College
WEEK 5 – 11/20/17- Campus Climates and Non-Cognitive Outcomes
Speaker: Terrell L. Strayhorn, DoGoodWork LLC
Interviewee: James L. Moore III, The Ohio State University
Interviewee: Kimberly A. Griffin, University of Maryland=
WEEK 6 – 11/27/17- Promising Practices for Teaching and Learning
Speaker: Ilyasah Shabazz, Educator & Daughter of Malcom X and Dr. Betty Shabazz
Speaker: Chance Lewis, University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Interviewee: Jawanza Kunjufu, African American Images
WEEK 7 – 12/04/17- Holistic Support for Black Male Learners
Speaker: Eboni Zamani-Gallaher, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign
Interviewee: Robert T. Palmer, Howard University
Speaker: Vanessa McCullers, Moms of Black Boys (MOBB) United
WEEK 8 – 12/11/17- Advancing Black Male Policy, Support and Research
Interviewee: Ivory Toldson, Howard University
Speaker: Robert Simmons, Campaign for Black Male Achievement
Interviewee: Jerlando F. L. Jackson, University of Wisconsin Madison
For more information, contact Karishma Kamath, Director of Student Conduct, at email@example.com or 932-7472.
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (808) 932-7472
What's also happening?
Week of November 12, 2017Next →
- Submissions for Kanilehua Are Now Open
- Kanilehua is now accepting submissions of visual art (photography, drawing, painting, sculpture) and literature (short story, poetry, flash fiction, plays) for its Spring 2020 issue. ...
- Volunteers Needed for Science Olympiad Tournament
- Aloha kākou, The Center for Community Engagement & the Office of Research and Community Partnerships are hosting the 2020 Science Olympiad Hawaiʻi Island regional tournament for middle and high school students on February 8, 2020. ...
- International Nights Tickets on Sale Now!
- Celebrate the cultural diversity at UH Hilo at the 45th annual International Nights! The shows will be on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 at 7:30 pm at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center. ...
- Summer Study Abroad Programs
- Why not spend your summer abroad in Europe, Asia or South America? UH Hilo has opportunities available with Univesities in Brazil, China, France, Hungary, Japan, Scotland, and South Korea. ...
- 2020-21 UH Common Scholarship App Available October 1st
- The 2020-21 UH System Common Scholarship Application will be available online as of October 1, 2019. Complete the application to apply for over 100 different scholarships available to students attending UH Hilo in Fall 2020! Deadline for ...
- UH Hilo Relay for Life Committee Positions Open
- The UH Hilo Relay for Life Planning Committee is currently seeking dedicated students who are interested in volunteering to help plan the 2020 Relay for Life event as well as multiple awareness events over this school year. ...
- 2019-2020 RISO Registration Open
- Aloha Vulcans! If you are interested in starting a club for the 2019-2020 academic year, please visit the Registered Independent Student Organization (RISO) web page at: ...
- 2020-21 FAFSA Available October 1st
- Effective October 1, 2019, students can complete their 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. To receive priority consideration, complete your FAFSA by February 1, 2020. ...
- Walk-in Wednesdays
- Counseling services will now be offering 30 minutes walk-in sessions, every Wednesday from 1-4 pm. We know things happen and you may need to talk with someone immediately. This service is open to all UH Hilo students. ...
Disclaimer: The University of Hawaii at Hilo is not responsible for the contents, links and/or materials presented in any web site listed above that is not of the “hilo.hawaii.edu” or “.uhh.hawaii.edu” domains. All comments, complaints and grievances should be filed with the author, host and/or owner of said site.