2014 National Symposium

5th Annual Symposium on Reconciliation in America:  Education for Reconciliation

29 & 30 May 2014 ~~ Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III

President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

fah_final_2012Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, has served as President of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992. His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He chaired the National Academies’ committee that produced the recent report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads. He also was recently named by President Obama to chair the newly created President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.  Read more…

Featured Speaker: Dr. George C. Wright

President, Prairie View A&M University

Dr. George C. Wright, noted African-American scholar, is the seventh President of Prairie View A&M University, the second oldest public institution of higher education in Texas. Offering baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees through nine colleges and schools, Dr. Wright now leads the 129-year old HBCU with an established reputation for producing thousands of African American engineers, nurses and educators. A member of the Texas A& M University System, the University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.  Read more…


“We are going to do our best to reach out to every citizen of the United States, to engage them in every way possible, and to make certain that they appreciate fully the opportunity which we have to do something not only significant but even spectacular.”

                                                                                                                                                                ~~ John Hope Franklin

Please join us in Tulsa on 29 – 30 May, 2014 to honor the legacy of Dr. John Hope Franklin

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