Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center

Walters Chair for Race and Black Politics: 2024 Speaker Series

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 5 pm-6 pm

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Howard University graduate and undergraduate students are invited to join Stacey Abrams, Howard University's
Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair in Black Politics, and Kemba Walden, the former acting National Cyber Director
in the Office of the National Cyber Director, for a conversation about the impact of A.I. and disinformation on the
Black community. Join Stacey as she discusses these key issues and how they will influence the future of
democracy in America.

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Stacey Abrams, Esq. Joins the Walters Center

Howard University is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacey Abrams, Esq., as the inaugural Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics. The chair will be housed in the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University.

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Explore the cherished collection of African American art graciously gifted to Howard University by Patricia Turner Walters in honor of Dr. Ronald W. Walters’ esteemed legacy. From captivating sculptures to evocative portraits and vibrant paintings.

Who was Ronald Walters?

Dr. Ronald W. Walters was an internationally renowned scholar and activist and an expert on issues affecting the African Diaspora. He began his activism in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas when, as president of the local youth chapter of the N.A.A.C.P., he organized one of the country’s first lunch-counter sit-ins to protest segregation...



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