May 26-27, 2021: Sankofa Rising!
The Journey from a Moment to a Movement

May 26-27, 2021: Sankofa Rising!
The Journey from a Moment to a Movement

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Sankofa Rising! The Journey from a Moment to a Movement 

May 26 and May 27, 2021

On May 26 and 27, 2021, the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color will celebrate a significant moment in our history. This year is the 15th anniversary of our signature Gathering of Leaders.

Now is a perfect time to reflect on our passage and progress over the years and on how our achievements can affect the future from now on.

Date: May 26-27, 2021, 4-6pm
Admission: FREE
Location: Zoom

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Events, News & Blog

Kevin Johnson: A True COSEBOC Champion

“I am so humbled to be blessed in this manner. I still feel like I’m just lil’ ole KJ – being recognized for a good deed. It’s times like this when my life really does seem to have value, a purpose. Thank you and your organization for recognizing lil’ ole KJ.” This is an excerpt from a recent letter written by Kevin Johnson, who many now know was a driving force behind the founding of COSEBOC in 2006.

There is Genius in the Hood by Ron Walker

by Ron Walker:
Have you ever given thought about the Genius in the Hood?
So many young sisters and brothers ready to do good
So many ready to create, invent and innovate
Ready to inspire, design and liberate!
The Hood has acres of diamonds and precious gems.
Waiting to polished to be Doctors, Entrepreneurs and leaders of S.T.E.M.
The Hood holds an incredible army of Thinkers and Doers...

Trauma Can Endure! What Must We Do to Heal?

By Ron Walker: I can still remember in vivid detail the terror I felt when I saw a picture of the grotesque face of Emmett Till after he had been killed. I recoiled from his face, beaten beyond recognition, as if I were in the presence of a monster. I was just 9 years-old. I asked my mother who that was and what had happened? An immigrant from the south during the Jim Crow era, she explained that he was accused of doing something very wrong. She then went on to give me her rendition of ”The Talk” that is commonplace today in Black families with sons.

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