The Future of Black History: Equity After COVID

As Black History Month closes, Silicon Harlem CEO Clayton Banks and Executive Director Bobby Derival of The City College of New York’s MPA program join CCNY President Vincent Boudreau to discuss systemic inequities, racial justice after the killing of George Floyd and their personal experiences working within communities toward solutions. After a pandemic year that made widely visible the long-standing disparities suffered by communities of color, see how Harlem is educating the next generation of leaders and laying the groundwork for Internet connectivity and digital literacy for all.

Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau

Guests: Bobby Derival, Executive Director of the Master’s in Public Administration Program at City College; Clayton Banks, Cofounder and CEO of Silicon Harlem.

Recorded: February 23, 2021