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Celebrity Servant: lives to fuse her entertainment expertise with her passion for service through empowering troubled youth and struggling families living in marginalized communities.
Sonja SohnSonja Sohn was born and raised in the South, primarily in Newport News, VA, to an African American father and Korean mother during the post civil rights era. After a youth filled with love, struggle and small triumphs, Sohn set her sights on New York City where she lived for two decades, briefly attending various colleges and eventually marrying and raising two daughters before moving to Baltimore in 2003.In her late teens, Sohn found h...
NBA Player, Author, Poet, Political Pundant, Children's Advocate
Etan ThomasEtan Thomas is More Than An Athlete. He’s been called a “gentle giant.” A “rebounder with a cause.” Thomas defies the stereotype of the apolitical athlete, and plants his roots in his budding literary career with the conviction of a Bill Russell, and the poetic finesse of Muhammad Ali. Born in Harlem and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Thomas’ childhood was surrounded by books on the civil rights movement, politics and the 1960′s. He was g...
“First Lady of the Flute”
Bobbi HumphreyShe has been named “First Lady of the Flute” by the critics and listeners alike and, from the accomplishments in her musical career, deservedly so. For three decades now, Bobbi Humphrey has been playing her special brand of music to audiences around the world. Her professional career began in 1971 when she was the first female signed to Blue Note Records. Certainly a lady playing a flute must have seemed something of a novelty then...
Co-Creator of Def Poetry Jam and Anti-Gang-Violence Advocate
Bruce GeorgeBruce is a visionary, executive producer, writer, poet and activist. He was born and raised in New York City. He has written poetry/prose & articles for over 37 years. His work has been published in major magazines, anthologies, and literary publications. He has written testimonials from the likes of Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, Class Magazine, Harlem River Press etc… Bruce has won multiple poetry & talent contests. He has won ...
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...
Agyei Tyehimba is a Writer, Educator and Activist specializing in messages that inform and motivate Black people to 'Wake up, Clean up, and Stand up'.
Agyei TyehimbaBorn and raised in the famed “Sugar Hill” section of Harlem, New York, Agyei Tyehimba is an educator, writer, spoken word poet, and activist with deep interest and experience in Black student activism, Black consciousness, and education.Mr. Tyehimba earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Syracuse University, his master’s degree in Africana Studies from Cornell University, and his Master of Arts degree in Afro American Stud...