Community activists and scholars will discuss African American men and issues that effect them

Community activists and scholars will come together at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to discuss “African American Men, Prisons, Families, Community, Fatherhood and Change in Wisconsin.”

Originally scheduled during Black History Month but postponed due to winter weather, this seminar will now take place on April 10, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the UWM Student Union’s Fireside Lounge.

The panel will explore the topic with a focus on the questions “Whose problem is it?” and “What can all of us do about it?” Panelists include: Victor Barnett, director of Running Rebels, a Milwaukee nonprofit for youth Terence Ray, director of Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative Rose Scott, President of Prison Action Milwaukee Gary Williams, Director of UWM’s Black Cultural Center

For more information contact Erin Winkler, chair, UWM Department of Africology 414 229- 4155 or