2022 Symposium Videos



Welcome Remarks
Dr. Jolene Koester, Interim Chancellor, California State University


Defining and Framing the Discourse
Dr. Thomas Parham, President, CSU Dominguez Hills


Keynote Speaker
The Fierce Urgency of Now: Remembering the Past, Charting our Future Dr. Cornel West, Author and Professor Emeritus, Princeton University


Q & A with Cornel West
Moderated by Dr. Thomas Parham and Obioha Ogbonna


Keynote Speaker
Educating African American Students: Issues and Challenges for the California State University, University of California, and California Community Colleges Dr. Tyrone Howard, Professor of Education in the School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA


Panel Discussion
Dr. Michael Brown, Provost and Executive Vice President, University of California Dr. Edward Bush, President of Cosumnes River College Dr. Sabrina Sanders, California State University, Dominguez Hills


Recognition and Conference Purpose
Lillian Kimbell, Chair, CSU Board of Trustees Acknowledgment & Award: Maryana Khames, Former Student Trustee


Makonnen Tendaji, Student, CSU Dominguez Hills


Keynote Speaker Dr. J Luke Wood “Racelighting”
Dr. J Luke Wood, Vice President for Student Affairs & Campus Diversity and Distinguished Professor of Education at San Diego State University


Q & A with Dr. J Luke Wood
Moderated by Dr. Robert Keith Collins, San Francisco State