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Gino Cyrus
by March 16, 2020
The educational experiences found in Historically Black Colleges and Universities are preparing students to succeed in a world that is in great need of their perspectives. Dr. Robinson provides insight into the way considering culture in under-served populations is key to helping students learn, lead, and thrive. Dr. Elwood Robinson is the thirteenth chancellor of Winston-Salem State University. He has over 30 years of higher education experience working at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions. He received his bachelor's and master’s degrees from HBCUs. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Black Connect
by December 31, 2019
America knows what needs to be done to close the racial wealth gap. So why don’t we? Alexandra Bastien is a Senior Program Associate at PolicyLink – a national research and action institute dedicated to advancing social and economic equity. In her role, she works to lift up policy solutions pertaining to wealth inequality across the nation. She conducts research, provides technical assistance and helps to lead program strategy related to asset building and equitable economic development. Prior to joining PolicyLink, Bastien was a 2012-2013 cohort member of the Proteus Fund Fellowship for Diversity in Philanthropy, and served as the Co-Executive Director of the National Black Women’s Society, Inc. Alexandra earned a B.A. in Communications from Boston College and a Master of Public Policy from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Black Connect
by December 31, 2019
Rich Fontaine is a Certified Speaker with the Les Brown Maximum Achievement Team and an AAMCB nominated Best Selling Author who has dedicated his life to help others find the purpose in theirs. Rich Fontaine started with very humble means, born the son of two lovely parents from the small island of Haiti, who did not have much in the ways of finances but had abundance in love. Instilled in him to always work hard and walk an ethical and moral path. Though his family always raised him with character he still fell down the wrong path, getting into trouble and fist fights at school. He left for college to find a better way but instead found himself flunked out with no aims or goals, but through great study and research of all the greatest and most successful people in the world, reading hundreds of books he found the answers to success and a proper mindset. He ended up graduating with a Bachelors in Civil Engineering from one of the most prominent universities in the world (University of Central Florida), became a publish author, has spoken on stage with International Speakers such as Les Brown and Shradha WTB and has become CEO of the Power of Self Entertainment Group providing access to other inspiring speakers to large events and venues while providing organizations the best talent in their areas or abroad. Rich has spoken in large arenas, community events, corporate offices, studios, small businesses, public city events and at Toast Masters International. His skills as a speaker are unmatch, mixing stories, comedy, light heartedness and passion into every talk he does. Let's have a Conversation at: www.powerofself.com New Book!!!: Destiny on Purpose: How to get what you truly want out of life?. Order Now: https://www.amazon.com/Destiny-Purpos... https://www.instagram.com/power_of_se... https://www.instagram.com/powerofself... https://www.instagram.com/richfontain... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/richfontaine https://www.facebook.com/powerofselfent Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/powerofselfrich Follow on Tumblr https://tumblr.com/powerofselfent
Angela Majette
by December 31, 2019
Dr. Claud Anderson discusses the concept of group economics as a means to Black economic progress. Learn more about Dr. Anderson and purchase his book,  PowerNomics®: The National Plan to Empower Black America. The highly acclaimed book teaches Blacks how to pool resources and aspects of power so that they can produce, distribute and consume in a way that creates goods and wealth.  Dr. Anderson is also president of The Harvest Institute, a nationally recognized think tank that does research, policy development, education and advocacy to increase the self-sufficiency of Black America.