Black Male Initiative Leadership Convening
The Kirwan Institute and Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male are hosted an event discussing the significance, the legal landscape of Fisher v. University of Texas, and how it affects Black Male Initiatives (BMI) nationwide.
Members of BMI projects nationwide were invited to learn more about this issue, to understand the Amicus Brief filed by a coalition of BMIs, and to look ahead and plan for various outcomes.
Prof. Sharon Davies, Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute and Dr. James Moore, Director of Bell Resource Center on the African American Male hosted this event.
Elliott Dawes, Director, CUNY BMI
Shawn Mooring, 2025 Network Manager
David Payne, 2025 Atlanta Community Engagement Team
Tracie Ransom, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
Thomas Rudd and Charles Noble, Kirwan Institute
History of the Amicus Brief
Briefs Supporting Fisher
Briefs Supporting University of Texas
Other Significant Briefs
Fisher v UT Frequently Asked Questions
Fisher v UT Talking Points
Fisher v UT Media Analysis
Democratic Merit Project: Key Findings
Quality Matters: Achieving Benefits Associated with Racial Diversity
Redefining Merit: Why Holistic Race-Conscious College Admissions Policies are Needed
Expanding Opportunity, Building the Common Good: Promoting Equal Opportunity Policies