Black Boyhood: growing up male and black
This community discussion sponsored by the Greater Dayton Association of Black Journalists will examine the unique pressures black boys face as it relates to “black masculinity,” the media and other societal issues.
The free event will be moderated by Dayton Daily News columnist Amelia Robinson, president of GDABJ.
Registration is required.
Mark Ecton, Dayton assistant police chief and deputy director
Amaha Sellassie, a community activist
Yvette R. Kelly-Fields, Wesley Community Center executive director
Sean Walton Sr, youth and outreach director at Grace United Methodist Church
Ronda Moore, Fox 45/NBC 22 reporter
Bakari Lumumba, an Ohio State University higher education Ph.D candidate
Mary Irby-Jones, Cox Media Group Ohio digital manager
Gerald Parker, Montgomery County juvenile court magistrate
Frazier Smith, breaking news team manager for Cox Media Group Ohio
The free event will be held 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 at the Cox Media Center, 1611 South Main Street in Dayton.
This event was conceived as a result of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Black Male Project.