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Al DuncanAl Duncan is an award-winning youth advocate, publisher, and internationally recognized authority on soft skills who travels the world "Equipping Young Minds For Exceptional Performance.™" As the leading motivational speaker for at-risk youth and troubled young people, Al has delivered Duncan Nuggets®, live and in-person, to over 1 million young people around the world.    He is the owner of three successful business and he is the auth...

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Alimi Ballard

Let your DREAMS be bigger than your fears and your ACTIONS be louder than your words.

ALIMI ("Ali - Me") BALLARD Alimi can currently be seen recurring as Detective Kevin Crawford in CBS'S 14yr Global Sensation "CSI (VEGAS)". The 2011 movie season kicked off with Alimi as FUSCO alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson & Vin Diesel in UNIVERSAL’S Summer Blockbuster "FAST FIVE". Ballard is best known for his portrayal of "Special Agent David Sinclair", for Six Seasons as a series regular, on Tony and Ridley Scott’s highly successful CBS ...

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Jullien GordonJullien, The PurposeFinder, is the country’s leading voice on purpose and motivation for the millennial generation. At the age of 27, he already has 10 years of experience working with millennials as a CEO, coach, and counselor. As the author of two amazing books, The 8 Cylinders of Success: How To Align Your Personal and Professional Purpose and Good Excuse Goals: How To Eliminate Procrastination and Perfectionism Forever, Jullien ...

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Jean Claude Brizard

Senior Advisor at the College Board, and former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and the Rochester NY School District.

Jean-Claude BrizardJean-Claude Brizard is currently a Senior Advisor at the College Board focusing on developing the organization’s career readiness initiative as well as working on state and district relationships. He is the former Chief Executive of Chicago Public Schools. Prior to his appointment in Chicago, he was Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester City School District (Rochester, NY). “Every child brings a wealth of talent, gifts a...

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Rohan Murphy

Entrepreneur • Inspirational Athlete • Motivational Speaker

Rohan MurphyRohan Murphy, who lost his legs at birth, started to wrestle his freshman year of high school. After a successful high school wrestling career he went on to wrestle at Penn State University. In addition to wrestling, Murphy is also an accomplished powerlifter, competing in international competitions all over the world representing the USA.   Rohan has been featured in publications such as ABC news, Sports Illustrated, and many more....

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Dr. Antoine Moss

BlackEnterprise.com Contributor & America's Top Authority on Internship Mastery & Early Career Achievement

Dr. Antoine MossAs a nationally recognized resource in the fields of internships, early career achievement, leadership, and motivation; Dr. Moss has contributed to career and empowerment articles and stories for media outlets like The Plain Dealer Newspaper, Fox 8 TV News, and WERE News Radio 1490. Most notably, he’s a currently weekly contributor for BlackEnterprise.com’s Career Section where he writes articles that help to advance the careers o...

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Darrell Bennett

Harvard and Morehouse alum, Darrell Bennett is a nationally-recognized author and adjunct lecturer at ASA College in New York City.

Darrell Jay Bennett Jr., Esquire   Darrell is a Harvard-educated attorney and college professor. He is also the founder and CEO of Bennett Books Global.   Darrell was born and raised in Baltimore City. As a teenager, he moved to Newport News, Virginia. Throughout his childhood, Darrell was a natural leader, serving as student government president in both middle and high school. In 2003, he graduated with the International Baccalaureate (IB) d...

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Shaun Marq Anderson

‘From Janitor to PhD!!’ V.Y.Z.I.O.N. Strategist, Speaker, Life Coach, and blacklifecoaches.net contributor helping you go from slump to success!!

Shaun Marq AndersonGrowing up in the rough terrains of Pine Bluff, AR was no easy feat for Shaun Marq Anderson. His formative years were marked by financial and familial struggles, including growing up in a fatherless home and bouts of extreme poverty. As he grew older, he had to deal with times of homelessness as well. With all of these obstacles, he could have easily followed in the path of drug dealing, stealing, prison, or the grave that man...

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Dr. David Points

Retired Military Commander and Educator, providing education and promotion services to Military Veterans and Businesses.

Commander David S. Points, JD, LLM, Ed.S., PhD, U.S Navy (Retired) Commander David S. Points is the former Director, Joint Information Bureau, Joint Task Force –160 (JTF -160), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He was recalled to active duty February 2002 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He remained Director while the Joint Information Bureau transitioned to U. S. Army and Rhode Island Army National Guard personnel. He was awarded the Joint Service...

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Laymon Hicks

A Youth Leadership Strategist Encouraging Youth to Get Up, Get Out, & Go Get It!

Laymon HicksAll teens are troubled. It goes with the territory. A part of the “passage.” There is the typical “torment” of wanting to belong, to be the same, to be liked and accepted. Is my nose too big? My height too short? My hair too long? But not everyone belonged to the Brady Brunch. Drugs. Alcohol. Violence. Stress. Depression. Add the words bullying, peer pressure and self-doubt and you’ve entered the real world drama of too many of our ...

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Johnel BarronIt's a game called, 'Life' - and Johnel Barron has the proven, winning approach to reach into the wandering souls of today's youth.  Affectionately referred to as "Mr. B", this powerful speaker, consultant, and mentor is changing the dynamics for how teens across the country define "personal success".   Often mistaken as a college student himself, Johnel has the ability to connect with teens and parents with a strong voice of reaso...

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Shannon Leon

Sole proprietor of a Cold Stone Creamery in Atlanta; Co-owner of BreathLes Printing and BreathLes Publishing; Owner of Clover Entertainment, a television and film production investment company

Shannon LeonFor Ms. Shannon the journey to achieve success as an entrepreneur included an equity partnership in both a Hampton Inn and a Marriot Courtyard property in Atlanta; the sole proprietor of a Cold Stone Creamery in Atlanta; co-owner of BreathLes Printing and BreathLes Publishing, both based in Miami; owner of Clover Entertainment, a television and film production investment company; and several commercial buildings. Ms. Leon is a member ...

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Derek Anderson, Sr.

I Refuse to Allow Someone's Negative Opinion of me to become My Reality

Derek L. Anderson, Sr.Derek is a screen writer, producer, inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who continues to expand his brand with various projects in the works such as an autobiography, Life Changing speaking engagements, and numerous film ventures.Derek is a man of integrity and character who lives his life with Love and LOYALTY. Career:Kentucky High School Basketball All-Star• 1996 - Won National Championship with The University of Ke...

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Tina Hawkins Mason

The Woman Motivator bringing Passion, Heart and Drive

Tina Hawkins MasonBeing one of the many who walked around with less than perfect credit, there came many life lessons and experiences with having bad credit. To tell you a little about myself, I found myself after 13 yrs. within the Corporate Hospitality Management Industry, with a job that didn't fulfill me, with a passion to do more with my life and a yearning to be a blessing to others. Deciding to step out on faith and grow my business. With...

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Stephen Newton

Former Google Executive: Bridging the gap from West Philly to Africa

Stephen A. Newton Stephen is an international business man. He has lived and worked in countries spanning The Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Stephen has held various executive level roles, most recently as CEO Ecommerce Platforms South Africa by MIH Internet, a division of Naspers.Prior to working for Naspers, Stephen served as MD & VP for inMobi Africa, worked for Google in various roles, including Head of Google South Africa, Head o...

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Ronnie Nunn

Sports related Speaker - focus on diversity, education, decision-making in life

Ronnie Nunn   Natural born leader, communicator, and motivator with successful track record in management and training within professional sports and education; Creative problem-solver who offers innovative strategies and tangible results; Solutions-oriented director with experience setting strategic long- and short-term goals with measurable outcomes; Expert at developing and analyzing performance metrics using quantitative data and observatio...

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George DuvallGeorge Duvall is a motivational speaker, consultant and comedian who shares his positive message of success with schools and organizations across America. George spent 15 years of his life in foster care and youth facilities. Now he speaks to audiences about the importance of education, fun, family and fatherhood using humor and his own unique journey from struggle to success.  George has presented at over 500 events over the past ...

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Stephan Askew

Renowned Success Coach & Founder of Q Foundation, Inc

Stephan Askew Renowned Success Coach Stephán "Coach Q" Askew is an Award-Winning Dropout Expert, Athletic Coach, Published Author and Philanthropist who works extensively with individuals, families, businesses and organizations with a direct focus on success.He believes that "Prayer, Planning, Faith and Common Sense" are four major aspects to living a life of success. Coach Q instills values in those he touches: values including being true to th...

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Daniel Trust

Genocide Survivor Speaker for High Schools and Colleges

Daniel TrustDaniel Trust, now 23, is an American motivational speaker and survivor of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide that killed between 800k & 1 million Hutus and Tutsis. Born and raised in Rwanda, Africa, at the age of 5 years old, Daniel Trust witnessed the killing of his lovely mother Thamari during the civil war in Gisenyi, Rwanda. Mr. Trust came to the United States as a refugee in 2005 at the age of 15 years old. He graduated from Bassick Hig...

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Alison VaughnAward-winning entrepreneur, Inspired Style co-author, and sought-after speaker Alison Vaughn knows what it means to step out in faith to make a lasting and beautiful impact on her community of Detroit, Michigan and to touch lives and self esteem in a profound way.Today, she guides audiences to achieve inspired, timeless style, while demonstrating through her words and actions that beauty flows from within. Listeners are routinely bro...

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Lakeisha McKnight

Life Coach, Mentor, Author, Licensed Minister, and Motivational Speaker

Lakeisha McKnightFrom United States to Africa, Award-winning Motivational Youth Speaker and Champion Builder Lakeisha McKnight has been known to speak with authority and effectiveness, stirring the hearts and minds of business professionals, high school and college students.   What qualifies Lakeisha to be builder of CHAMPIONS? Lakeisha has/was…   • Risen from a Victim to Victor over childhood sexual abuse   • Battled and overcame low self-...

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Phyllis L. Clark, M.Ed The Inspiration... Inspired by her own two young daughters, her passion for helping girls discover the best of themselves has become Phyllis Clark’s mission in life. Why? Little girls grow up to be young women, young women grow up to be adult women and purpose-driven adult women can move mountains not only themselves but for others. The Experience... An expert on college preparation and scholarship advisor to over 500 u...

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Trey Anthony

The dream go getter who specializes in helping others actualize their dreams and turning NO's into Yeses!!! She specializes in womyn's health and well being and also media and entertainment!

Trey Anthony Critics have referred to trey anthony as The Oprah of the Canadian theatre scene! Award winning playwright, executive producer, actor, creator, and stand?up comedian trey anthony, is known for the ground- breaking television and theatrical production ‘da Kink in my Hair. Trey was also the executive producer, co?creator and writer of the hit television show ‘da Kink in my Hair for Global Television. In the series she was the outspoke...

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Sherrie Johnson

Emmy award winning Television Reporter/Anchor/Host

Sherrie Johnson Sherrie is a Baltimore, Maryland based Television Reporter/Anchor an Emmy Award Winning Journalist. Her work covers various topics including: education, crime and social networking. Sherrie's career has carried her to five markets including local and national TV affiliates. Raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, her father's military career took her around the world at an early age exposing her to diverse cultures and experiences. S...

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Sharon Bennett Sharon Bennett is a native of San Antonio, Texas and realized her passion through faithful inspiration. She speaks to motivate others to a happier & healthier way of being with improved self-esteem, self-worth, self-love to find their path and start their in life. With a Bachelor’s of Arts and a Bachelors of Science, member of NSA, NAPW, & IWLA, she is a 16 year veteran Registered Nurse Coach, with experiences in Health Management...

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Dr. Ramona Hyman

Dr. William Ferris, former director of the National Endowment for the Humanities, says 'Hyman’s skills as an actor and writer are rare.' She is passionate; she inspires audiences to achieve, to contribute to life.

Ramona L. Hyman, PhD   Educator, Speaker, Essayist, and Poet, RAMONA L. HYMAN, PhD, is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work is grounded in an African American cultural and religious sensibility.   Deeply rooted in the African American Civil Rights tradition, Hyman uses historical gems and lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 in a contemporary context to motivate, inspire, and teach.   She earned a B.A. from Temple Uni...

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Hakeem Rahim

A leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery.

Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A. Hakeem Rahim is a leading African American voice in mental illness, wellness and recovery and speaks openly about his 14 year journey with bipolar disorder to audiences across the country. Inspired to address the stigma of mental health, he became a certified National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) In Our Own Voice speaker. In 2013, Hakeem became the NAMI Queens/Nassau Let’s Talk Mental Illness presenter. Through h...

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George A. Olokun"Mr. Opportunity" George is a Personal Life Trainer & Life Catalyst, leading Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author, & Visionary Entrepreneur.   George travels all over the Nation and has spoken for the Obama Presidential Campaign, Black Enterprise, Essence, several colleges/universities, a number of k-12 Schools, Fraternal organizations, several civic organizations and a list of major entities.   Many articles have been written...

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Charmaine Betty Singleton

Effective, Efficient and Effervescent Empowerment--One Love focusing on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

CHARMAINE E. BETTY-SINGLETON (CBS) PTK Enterprises LLC Charmaine was born on January 12, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica to Granville and Norma Betty. Early in 1969, Norma and Charmaine left for the United States of America (USA) and eventually made Laurelton (Queens), New York their home. Granville joined them later, after retiring from the Department of Public Works, Jamaica, West Indies. An outgoing, talkative and mischievous child, Charmaine oft...

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Charell Star

Unconventional Entrepreneur | Driven PR & Events Planning Professional | Dynamic Motivational Speaker

Charell StarIn 2012, Charell Star launched PA For A Day, a revolutionary service that provides affordable and quality personal assistants (PAs) and candidate searches to busy companies and over-committed professionals. Now available in three markets (New York City, Jersey City/Hoboken, NJ and Washington, DC), the ever-expanding service is redefining how people use on-demand help in their personal and professional lives.A public relations, events ...

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