The State of Black Education in the Time of COVID-19 Hosted by Khan Academy, the Education Trust , NNPA

by February 17, 2021

Tracy Boleware,  communications consultant with Khan Academy. I’m writing to invite you to a virtual roundtable hosted by Khan Academy , The Education Trust and The National Newspaper Publishers Association on “The State of Black Education in the Time of COVID-19” on February 24th at 5:30 – 6:30 ET. This one-hour virtual roundtable, for reporters and advocates will look at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the state of Black education, the challenges and opportunities facing students, families and educators, and what can be done to ensure every child has equitable access to the resources, trusted mentors, and the safe learning environments necessary to succeed.

I hope you can join us for this important discussion. The details are outlined below, and you can register for the FREE event at If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly via email or cell – Tracy Boleware at [email protected] or at 310-482-1717.  Thank you, Tracy Boleware!

Event Details

Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Primas, Director of Education Initiatives, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)

Event Hosts: Khan Academy, NNPA and The Education Trust

Greetings: Dr. Benjamin Chavis, President and CEO, The National Newspaper Publishers Association


  1. Tanji Reed Marshall, Ph.D., Director K-12 Practice, The Education Trust

  2. Sekou Biddle, Vice President, Advocacy and Student Professional Development Programs, UNCF

  3. Sharif El-Mekki, Founder and CEO of the Center for Black Educator Development

  4. Sal Khan, Founder and CEO, Khan Academy

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