The 3rd Annual State of Black Detroit conference took place on December 30, 2023, featuring the dynamic perspectives of Dr. Yusef Bunchy Shakur and Khary Frazier. Proudly presented by Detroit is Different in partnership with Detroit Community Movement Builders, this event promises an engaging exploration of pivotal themes impacting the Detroit community.
Black Values and Virtues – Dr. Yusef ‘Bunchy’ Shakur
Black Organizing – Carolyn Baker
Black Family – Jasahn & Krystal Larsosa
Black Generation Z – Jerjuan Howard
Black Heath – Dr. Jesse Brown
Black Justice – Nancy Parker
Black Business – Greg McKenzie
Black Media – Piper Carter
Dr. Yusef Bunchy Shakur and Khary Frazier led enlightening discussions delving into crucial aspects that shape the fabric of the Detroit community. Their dialogue will revolve around themes such as Faith, Access to Opportunity, Family, Community, Education, Justice, and Cooperative Economics, each playing a pivotal role in the growth and prosperity of Detroit.
The overarching theme, “Who’s Afraid of a Black Detroit,” sets the tone for thought-provoking discussions and explorations of resilience within the Detroit community.