Schedule of Events

 

43rd Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Black Family Conference

“The Dimensions of the Black Family in 21st Century”

February 26-27, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

9:00am-9:15am - Opening Remarks - Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer

Betty Baye, Chair

 

Plenary Sessions

9:15am-10:30am– Plenary Session – Moderator Betty Baye

“The Dimensions of the Black Family in 21st
Century From A Raisin in the Sun to Empire” – Black Family in the Media"

Debra Wells

Vickie Bridgeman

Dr. Baron Kelly

Prof. Johnny Jones

 

10:15am-10:30am Break

 

10:30am-11:45am– Plenary Session – Moderator Betty Baye

"A Conversation between Big Mama and Little Mama"

Mattie Jones

Latoya Lackey

 

12:00pm-1:30pm: Lunch on your own

 

Breakout Sessions

1:45pm-3:00pm

"Racial Battle Fatigue and the Effects on the Black Family and Community"

Dr. Delila Owens, University of Akron

"Dating Relationships Affecting Black Women in the 21st Century"

UofL Students & Debra Wells

 

3:00pm-3:15pm Break

 

Breakout Sessions

3:15pm-4:45pm

“The Changing Political Winds and its Impact on the Black Family”

Dr. Dewey Clayton, University of Louisville

 

"Police Behavior towards African-American Men and its Effect on the Community: #Blacklivesmatter"

Dr. Antoinette Davis, Eastern Kentucky University

5:00pm-6:00pm Break

 

6:00pm-8:00pm: Banquet Dinner Keynote Speaker - Dr. Cornel West

 

43rd Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Black Family Conference

Saturday, February 27, 2016

 

Plenary Session

9:30am – 10:30am

"Intrapersonal, Interpersonal, and external factors that Influence Men’s Involvement in the of Lives of their Children"

Dr. Armon Perry, University of Louisville

 

Breakout Sessions

10:45am- 12:00pm

"Building Community Wellness: Mental Health Recovery for AA Youth and Families"

Dr. Deborah Wilcox, Confluency Consultants & Associates

 

“Spirituality and Sexuality: Black, Gay, and Christian"

Rev. Derek Terry, Pastor


“Omega Psi Phi Men of Quality Program:  Helping Boys of Color to become MEN of color”

Omega Psi Phi


12:00pm-12:30pm Break

 

12:30pm-2:00pm:Closing LuncheonKeynote Speaker: Pastor Tim Findley Jr.