22nd Annual Black Issues Conference

By Division of Diversity and Belonging

Thursday, February 17, 2022 10am to 5pm

Bowen-Thompson Student Union 1001 E Wooster St , Bowling Green, OH 43402

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The Black Issues Conference (BIC) offers a forum for research and discussion of African American culture and issues impacting the African American community.

Announcing Keynote Speaker Ijeoma Oluo

Ijeoma Oluo is a writer, speaker and internet yeller. She is the author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller "So You Want to Talk About Race" and most recently, "Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America." Her work on race has been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times and The Washington Post, among many other publications. She was named to the 2021 TIME 100 Next list and has twice been named to the Root 100. She received the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award and the 2020 Harvard Humanist of the Year Award from the American Humanist Association. She lives in Seattle, Washington. 

Registration is required for this event. Space is limited. For more information, contact bic@bgsu.edu.

Sponsored by The Office of Multicultural Affairs and The Black Student Union


To our guests with disabilities, please indicate if you need special services, assistance or appropriate modifications to fully participate in this event by contacting Accessibility Services, access@bgsu.edu, 419-372-8495. Please notify us prior to the event.

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