“The State of Black Boys and Men in America” is focus of Clinton School dialogue tonight

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Tonight (April 19) at 6pm, the Clinton School will feature a dialogue which touches on various aspects of life today for African American males in America.

Malcolm Jenkins is a two-time Super Bowl Champion, Founder and Chairman of The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, owner of the men’s fashion line Damari Savile, co-founder of the Players Coalition, and now executive producer on the upcoming social justice film by Director Sonia Lowman, BLACK BOYS.

Tamika Edwards is the Executive Director of the Social Justice Institute at Philander Smith College. Sharif El-Mekki is a high school principal and founder of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice. Dr. Michael A. Lindsey is the Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.

Together, they will engage in dialogue about “The State of Black Boys and Men in America.” Moderated by the Chief Innovation Officer of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Cory Anderson, this esteemed panel will confront the brutal facts related to education, criminal justice, and mental health for black boys and men in America.

All Clinton School Speaker Series events are free and open to the public. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or by calling (501) 683-5239.

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