Black Men Speak: Reflections on Racism in America. Where do we go from here?

SAT, JUN 20, 2020

Join online to hear an unfiltered conversation that gives voice to the experience of Black men. Attorney Michael Curry, Member of the National NAACP’s Board of Directors, Chairman of the NAACP’s Advocacy & Policy Committee and former President of the Boston NAACP, will moderate the discussion with a diverse gathering of Boston-area Black men.

Featuring:
Rev. Willie Bodrick, Twelfth Baptist Church
Mr. Maurice Coleman, Bank of America
Sgt. Eddy Chrispin, Boston Police, MAMLEO
Rev. William Dickerson, Greater Love Tabernacle
Attorney Joseph Feaster
Mr. Abrigal Forrester, Teen Empowerment
Mr. Paul Francisco, State Street Financial
Chief Kenneth Green, MBTA
State Representative Russell Holmes
Mr. Segun Idowu, Black Economic Council of MA
Mr. Tito Jackson, Verdant Medical Inc.
Mr. Imari Paris Jeffries, KingBoston
Attorney Rahsaan Hall, ACLU
Mr. Conan Harris, Formerly My Brother’s Keeper
Mr. L. Duane Jackson, Alinea Capital Partners, LLC
Mr. Darrell Jones, Formerly Incarcerated (vacated)
Mr. Marvin Jones, Consultant
Mr. Glynn Lloyd, Foundation for Business Equity
Mr. Manny Lopes, East Boston Neighborhood Health Ctr
Mr. Phillip Martin, Sr. Investigative Reporter, WGBH
Mr. Thaddeus Miles, Hood Fit
Mr. Dana Richardson, Supreme Entertainment
Sheriff Steven Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Dept.
Mr. Orlando Watkins, The Boston Foundation
Mr. William Watkins, Urban League of Eastern MA
Mr. Kevin Williams, Falsely Accused of Murder

+ BIO: Michael Curry, Esq.

Michael Curry, Esq. is the immediate past president of the Boston Branch of the NAACP (2011-2016). Mr. Curry has over twenty years of dedicated service to the NAACP on the city, state-area conference and national levels.

Mr. Curry serves as the Legislative Affairs Director & Senior Counsel at Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, which represents 49 health centers, serving over 800,000 patients. He also serves on the boards of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, the Massachusetts Non-profit Network, Kids Count Advisory Board, City of Boston’s Compensation Advisory Group, and Roxbury Community College. He has received numerous local and national leadership awards for leadership and advocacy.

Partner
WGBH
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