Black Minds Matter

  • Free Online Course – October 23, 2017 – December 11, 2017 – Engage online with students and leaders in the field from across the country – it is not too later to Register
  • Introduction to the course
  • Course Syllabus
    • Course Schedule The course schedule is subject to change.
      WEEK 1 – 10/23/17 – Linking Black Lives and Black Minds
      Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Pacific Time
      • Speaker: Ryan Smith, The Education Trust-West
      • Interviewee: S. Lee Merritt, Civil Rights Attorney
      • Speaker: Patrisse Cullors, Black Lives Matter
      WEEK 2 – 10/30/17- Foundations of Black Male Research and Practice Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • Speaker: Frank Harris III, San Diego State University
      • Interviewee: Shaun R. Harper, University of Southern California
      WEEK 3 – 11/06/17- Ascription of Intelligence
      Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • Speaker: Fred A. Bonner II, Prairie View A&M University
      • Interviewee: Donna Ford, Vanderbilt University
      WEEK 4 – 11/13/17- Assumptions of Criminality
      Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • 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 Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • 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 Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • Speaker: Ilyasah Shabazz, Educator & Daughter of Malcolm 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 Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • 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 Live Broadcast from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
      • Interviewee: Ivory Toldson, Howard University
      • Speaker: Robert Simmons, Campaign for Black Male Achievement
      • Interviewee: Jerlando F. L. Jackson, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Watch and discuss the videos with folks at Monterey Peninsula College (October 25-December 13)

  • Watch the videos from YouTube
Introduction to course

Week 1 Part 1

Full recording Introduction to the course

Index & Notes

Week 1 Part 2

Week 2
Week 3
Week 4 Assumptions of Criminality


Dr. Wood 0-23 minutes

Dr. Savage 24

Week 5 – Campus Climates and Non-Cognitive Outcomes