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16th Annual Black Issues Conference

Join us as the Office of Multicultural Student Life, in collaboration with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (UTK_NAACP), celebrate the 16th Annual Black Issues Conference. The Black Issues Conference is a one-day conference that provides a forum for students, faculty and staff, and community members to discuss issues affecting the African-American community.

This year's conference, with the theme "Manifesting Hope, Health, and Healing", will focus on the state of Black health in America. This includes social, mental, physical, financial, and all other forms of health. The conference will feature select breakout presenters and keynote speaker, Tabitha Brown!

The conference call for proposals and registration are now open and can be found at The call for proposals are open until January 22nd and registration will close February 4th. 

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Register or submit a conference presentation.

Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences


Health & Wellness, Diversity & Inclusion


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni


Virtual Programs & Events, BHM21

Multicultural Student Life
Contact Name

Aaron Dixon

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