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Raising Strong Black Men Panel Discussion

June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ timely book raises a number of important questions. Panelists will openly discuss the struggle that Black boys face in our country and our community. What does it mean to raise a strong Black man? What challenges to Black men encounter? How do we prepare our sons to handle stereotypes and navigate an unfair world? How can we as parents, educators and friends create a community where Black men thrive? Panelists include Jamon Alexander, Dr. Andre Fields, Tony Jolliffi, and Joe Jones. These leading men in our community will share their advice and experiences.

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Date:
June 16, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Phone:
616.988.5400

Organizer

Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616.988.5400
Website:
www.grpl.org