Panel Discussions

Black Women Speak: A Round Table

Black Women Speak: A Round Table Join us for our fourth event of the Obsidian & Neon Speaker Series in recognition of Women’s History Month and in celebration of the intersection of Black identity and gender. We will discuss issues of health, family, policy, business and empowerment. Moderated by UNLV’s Director of Oral History Claytee […]

Black Economic Presence & Mobility in Sin City

Black Economic Presence & Mobility in Sin City Join us for this third event in our Obsidian & Neon Black History Month Speaker Series as we explore Black economic presence in our city – moderated by CEO of Sumnu Marketing, Shaundell Newsome. More than 150 years after Emancipation, the wealth gap persists. Black households possess […]

Black Art: Mission or Expression

Black Art: Mission or Expression Please join us for this event, our second in our Obsidian & Neon Black History Month Speaker Series as we explore the role of Black Art.  Our team will inspire and spark discussion: Facilitator: Brent Holmes, a multi-disciplinary artist and Graphic Designer at KPNR Panelists: – Kim Russell, Education Program Manager, […]

Social Justice: Making it Plain, Making it Right

Social Justice: Making it Plain, Making it Right Please join us for our first event of the Obsidian & Neon Speaker Series in recognition of Black History Month as we explore the aspects of social injustice, moderated and curated by Judge Karen Bennett-Haron. Blacks represent 12% of the U.S. adult population but 33% of the […]