Location:  The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

Address:  5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311

Social Hour: 5pm to 6pm

VIP Social Hour: 4:30pm to 5:45pm  -
Hilton Alexandria (Ballroom)

Welcome and Dinner: 6pm to 9pm

Lamman Rucker
Actor, Educator Activist and Entrepreneur

our keynote speaker
24 February 2018


The Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311


Lamman Rucker is an Actor, Educator, Activist and Entrepreneur. Best known as the handsome star of Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married film sequel and hit film/sitcom Meet The Browns; Rucker is maintaining a powerful screen presence. He may be recognized from recent films such as BET’s The Man in 3B and Black Coffee, UPtv’s Where is The Love or remembered on TV shows such as Half and Half, WEtv’s South of Hell, As The World Turns and All My Children.


Rucker currently stars in the original TV drama series Greenleaf on OWN Network and Netflix as well as feature films Service to Man; a period film about race relations in the South at Meharry Medical College as well as thriller No More Mr. Nice Guy.


A passionate activist; Rucker is a spokesperson for several charitable efforts and community action initiatives including Association of Black Cardiologists, American Heart Association, The Black AIDS Institute, BMe Community, The Magic Johnson Foundation and his non-profit The Black Gents; an all male ensemble of actors driven to resurrect the positive images of black males through thought-provoking high quality entertainment, youth empowerment initiatives and community service.


With a Masters in Education and as a former high school teacher; Rucker continues to use his teaching gift on international speaking circuits and in educational capacities such as youth empowerment, health and wellness, entrepreneurship, the arts, and financial literacy. He has contributed to several “edu-tainment” movements that empower and inspire while educating and has recently contributed to best-selling book “REACH: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding”.


Today’s Renaissance Man; Rucker is establishing a significant legacy for this generation and those to come.

Virginia
Black History Month Association