Keynote speeches are often the most effective way to engage audiences. Our speeches have proven to be a catalyst for thought-provoking conversation, and impactful self evaluation. Through these speeches, we are able to open eyes, hearts, and minds.
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Growing Up White:
My Anti-Racist Journey
Dr. Cornell shares intimate, personal stories growing up learning certain racist ideas about People of Color, carrying that into adulthood, then discovering that many of his thoughts about People of Color are considered racist. He then shares his journey toward being anti-racist.
Land of the Free and Home of the Brave: Classic American Ideology and Race
Mrs. Kemp and Dr. Cornell tackle the dichotomy between the classic American phrases such as "Liberty and Justice for All" and the fact that not all of those living in America have justice or liberty.
Design a Racist Community
Mrs. Kemp and Dr. Cornell gets audience participation to draw a map of a racist community. Who makes the decisions in the racist community? How are the decisions made? Who has control of the money, etc? The roles of various racial groups will be discussed.
"I Don't See Color," and Other Problematic Statements
Mrs. Kemp and Dr. Cornell dive into the everyday use of statements that come across as pleasantries but are really slights and insults for People of Color. Most people who use these phrases have good intentions but most in society have been socially conditioned to see these negative remarks as positive.