Question Bridge Blueprint Roundtable presented by Compass Group
Friday, January 17, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Lend your voice to a Question Bridge-inspired dialogue with established and emerging black male leaders that ask, “Why didn’t you leave us a blueprint?” Question Bridge artist Bayete Ross Smith will introduce this powerful conversation that seeks to build bridges and dismantle communication boundaries between generations regarding education, work, family, and community.
Roundtable panelists include:
WPEG Power 98’s No Limit Larry
Reginald Bean, author and Director of Multicultural Marketing at Coca-Cola Bottling Co
Javen Cannon, Myers Park HS Senior and Possibility Project youth leader
Juan Logan, artist and retired Professor, UNC Chapel Hill
Gary McFadden, former CMPD Detective
Aaron Pendleton, Sophmore, Johnson C. Smith University
Shy Sanford, Crossroads Charter Hight School student
Adrian Sundiata, Dean of Students at Crossroads Charter High School
Nick Wharton, President of Wharton and Wharton Associates.
Joseph Butler, co-host of WGIV’s Start Something will moderate.
The five-channel video installation, a 2012 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection -Question Bridge: BlackMales, which inspired the roundtable, is on view at the Gantt Center through June 1, 2014.
When & Where
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture
Founded in 1974, Charlotte’s Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture (formerly the Afro-American Cultural Center) exists to present, preserve and celebrate the art, history and culture of African-Americans and those of African descent through dance, music, visual and literary arts, film, educational programs, theatre productions and community outreach. Named for Harvey B. Gantt, the prominent Charlotte architect and community leader and former Mayor of Charlotte, the Center is housed in an inspired and distinguished award-winning structure and is home to the nationally celebrated John and Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American art. Please visit www.ganttcenter.org