Obama Will Lead Forum At A&T Next Week

President Barack Obama will lead a student forum at N.C. A&T next Tuesday as a presentation of ESPN's The Undefeated

A Conversation With The President: Sports, Race and Achievement will be taped at the Alumni Foundation Event Center Tuesday and air on ESPN at 10 p.m. that night. The President will discuss leadership and the 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative, which details opportunity gaps faced by youth. 


Obama will talk about the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities; athletes and their means of social activism along with the Obama Administration’s actions to provide opportunity for students. Questions will be taken from the audience. SportsCenter anchor Stan Verrett will moderate. The event is invitation-only. 

“It is a privilege to host President Obama on our campus for meaningful dialogue on a number of diverse and impactful topics that are critically important to address opportunities for growth for the young people in our nation,” said Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. “As the nation’s largest HBCU, it is our responsibility to ensure they have the support and resources they need to become global leaders.”

The Undefeated is an ESPN content platform that explores sports, race and culture. The website launched in May.

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