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Conversations with Ashlee Marie Preston 

As a part of the #CultureTalk series with Forbes the Culture –– I recently moderated a discussion with Ashlee Marie Preston on Pride and Blackness. 



My Work, Your Silence

It was the Spring of 2012 and I was closing in on my junior year at East Carolina University. I got a phone call from the sitting Black Student Union President, where he had notified me that I overwhelmingly won the support of the Black Student Union (BSU) body to serve as their president the following school semester.  



Breakfast for Champions: Creative Workshop

This past weekend myself and some of the members of Mastermind Connect I had the pleasure of joining some of New York’s brightest young people from My Brother’s Keeper Fellows, Urban Ambassadors, NYC Great of the NY Department of Education programs for a panel discussion. I hosted a creative workshop in efforts to ignite their creative potential by defining their life “majors” and “minors”– a concept originally coined by Translation, LLC founder Steve Stoute.


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