America’s first “Convention for Amity Between the Colored and White Races Based on Heavenly Teachings” was held May 21-23, 1921, at Howard University, Washington, D.C.
The 2021 Race Amity Conference will empower participants to address challenging issues of race while celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Race Amity movement. Johnnetta Cole, Ph.D., President and CEO, National Council of Negro Women, past president of Spelman College, will provide a keynote address as well as Howard Ross, author of Everyday Bias, and Rev. Dr. Cornel West, philosopher, political activist, and social critic. Also participating in the NRAC conference are actors, Masud Olufani, Rainn Wilson, and Peter Badgley; journalists Jesse Washington, ESPN Undefeated, Celeste Headlee, and Liz Cheng, NPR, and Devin Moore, #RaceToSpeakUp.
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