2020 Events Events

2nd Annual Conference on Black Male Excellence

Date: February 1, 2020

Time: 7:30 am to 7:00 pm

Location: Clark-Fox Forum, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Registration: Click HERE to register. Deadline by January 15, 2020

Cost for attendance: $50/person (open to college students, faculty, and staff)

Agenda: Click HERE to see the conference program.

Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Tony Thompson, a St. Louis native, is the founder and CEO of Tony Thompson, Inc. a company that educates, enlightens, and empowers youth, young adults, and businesses to walk in their purpose and passion. In October 2016, he released a book entitled Why Wait? Mr. Thompson graduated from Samford University with a degree in biology and was a Division I athlete. Mr. Thompson will provide the keynote address during the welcome.

   Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson, is a pastor, philanthropist and activist pursuing God’s vision of community marked by justice, peace and love. He is president & CEO of Deaconess Foundation and board chair for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). After the police killing of Michael Brown, Jr., Wilson led the Ferguson Commission. In 2015, they released the ‘Forward Through Ferguson: A Path Toward Racial Equity’ Report, calling for sweeping changes in policing, the courts, child well-being and economic mobility. Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson will provide the keynote address during dinner.


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