About Us

The Black Communities Conference, a.k.a. #BlackCom, is a vibrant and uniquely important gathering featuring panel discussions, local tours, film screenings, workshops, keynotes, and more .Our core mission is to foster collaboration among Black communities and universities for the purpose of enhancing Black community life and furthering the understanding of Black communities.

Mark Little, Co-Chair

Karla Slocum, Co-Chair

Kara Stith, NCGrowth-SmartUp

Benita Ramsey, IAAR

Trisha Remetir, Carolina Seminars

Rachel Ear, Carolina Seminars

Kiara Childs, IAAR

Miriam Johnson