Nov. 11-12, 2022

The objective of the Kente Summit for Collegiate Black Men is to assemble male undergraduate students of African descent in order to build community across campuses, identities, experiences and commonly faced issues, while honoring identity, intersectionality, inclusion and intentionality - the four cornerstones of the Kente Summit. Our hope is that this event will provide a supportive space for participants to build community and strategies for success together.

2022 Kente Summit

The 2022 12th Annual Kente Summit — “Black Futurism: Imagining and Shaping Our Future” — is an exciting upcoming event focused on turning our dream future into a reality. This event will feature a special keynote address, breakout sessions and Brotherhood Talking Circles. This event will be in-person.

Friday, Nov. 11
Location: Macalester College
Time: Noon - 8 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m. – Check In (Crawford Hall)
  • 12:30 p.m. – Opening Gathering (Crawford Hall)
  • 1:00-2:15 p.m. – Lunch w/ Speaker, Prof. Walter Greason
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Session with Dr. T. Anansi Wilson
  • 3:30-3:45 p.m. – Wellness Break
  • 3:45-4:30 p.m. – Breakout Concurrent Sessions:
    • Ron Brown
    • Jason Sole
  • 4:30-5:15 p.m. – Brotherhood Talking Circles
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Dinner w/ Musical Performance from Joe Davis and Band
  • 7:00 p.m. – El-Kati Lecture with Dr. Yohuru Williams

Saturday Nov. 12
Location: Macalester College
Time:  8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • 8:30 AM – Light Breakfast
  • 8:45 AM – Welcome
  • 9:00 AM – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • 12:15 PM – Lunch + Wakanda Forever Debrief with T Aaron Cisco

Who can attend
The Kente Summit is for undergraduate Black men who enrolled in undergraduate programs. Staff and Faculty are encouraged to attend with their students. All who attend — students, staff, and faculty — are asked to register. Those attending must be vaccinated or have proof of negative COVID test.

Registration is $50 per student. The expectation is that this cost will be covered by the school. Registration will close on Thursday, Nov. 10. Additional event details will be provided upon completion of registration.

Please contact Sedric McClure ([email protected]), Brad Pulles ([email protected]) or Carlos Sneed ([email protected]) with any questions.

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