Student Organization B.L.A.C.K. Hosts Black History ‘The Untold Story’

Black Leaders Aspiring for Critical Knowledge (B.L.A.C.K.), a Ferris State University student organization, is hosting its February Critical Knowledge event, Black History: “The Untold Story” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 beginning at 7 p.m. in IRC, Room 120.

Umar Johnson, a renowned speaker and psychologist, will discuss the topics of the mis-education of African American history and the roles of black males in the family structure.

Johnson is a certified school psychologist who practices privately in Pennsylvania and lectures nationwide. He is considered a national expert on learning disabilities and their effects on black children. He also is well-versed in helping schools and parents modify the challenging behaviors of children that can lead to disruptive behavior disorder diagnoses in black male children.

For more information, visit the Office of Multicultural Student Services website at

Last updated: 02-17-2014