- Keynoting the Texas African American Heritage Biennial Juneteenth Summit "Black Texans: Telling Our Stories through History," June 7-9, 2019, Crowne Plaza Dallas, TX.
- Inaugurated the 13th president of the National Council for Black Studies (NCBS), 2018-2020 initial term. "The NCBS is the leading organization of Africana Studies professionals in the world. Since 1975, our members have been at the forefront of driving the development of Black/Africana Studies as a respected academic discipline. Our commitment to putting theory into practice, however, has also led us to the front lines of community issues throughout the African Diaspora. Our guiding philosophy is that education should engender both academic excellence and social responsibility. Our members include top scholars, community leaders and students focused on a variety of issues related to the African World experience. NCBS supports their efforts by working steadfastly to Establish standards of excellence and provide development guidance for Black Studies programs in institutions of higher learning; Facilitate the recruitment of black scholars at all levels; Promote scholarly Afrocentric research on all aspects of the African World Experience and make this information more accessible to the general public; Assist in the creation of multi-cultural education programs and materials for K-12 schools; Provide professional advice to policy makers in education, government and community development." -- from NCBS website: https://www.ncbsonline.org/
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