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"Early Black Millionaires"- (From Slavery to Financial Freedom)
The African-Americans Blueprint For Overcoming The Odds and Getting Rich in America -Today.
  

(Preface to Program) In looking at the African-American experience, most traditional black history discussions center on slavery, segregation and civil rights, but very few mention the great men and women who overcame those odds and became rich inspite of those difficult situations. They were the “Early Black Millionaires” and their stories will inspire you to greatness. (Primary Des...

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Travels From: Chicago, IL and Orlando, FL, IL
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Rewriting History
Reopening Mississippi Burning
  

In this internationally acclaimed presentation, Barry speaks to leaders as well as those who need motivation to step into leadership. Change is constant, inevitable, and all around us. How do we lead in times of change? When changes are needed, how do we galvanize a coalition? How can we recognize our own power to lead? In Rewriting History Barry tells the story of a teacher, three high school ...

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Travels From: Chicago, IL
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Black Heritage Month: Jambo!
A Celebration of Cultures
  

Kathy Price offers a multi-faceted lively presentation filled with the diverse and rich culture African Americans. In a poetic-based program, Ms Price shares the history of past African American jazz greats and poets. Meet Zora Neale Hurston, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker,as well as modern day heroes,such as President Barack Obama and Wynton Marsalis. With power-point ...

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Travels From: New York City, NY
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Black History
The long journey is not over
  

We will take you from the jungles to the farms in America. You will feel the whip of the overseer and the sweat of the slave. The cry for help and the discouragement of life. The hope and prayers for a better day has seemed to run from me. God where are you? I should have jumped from that big boat I would feel better dying as the salty water of the sea filled my lungs and I would never be abus...

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Travels From: Valdosta, GA
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A Long Walk to Freedom
The Awakening and Struggles of the Civil Rights Movement
  

The Civil Rights Movement is an important part of American history. This program focuses on the events and main characters that began the civil rights movement. This is an ideal presentation for Black History Month, or American History presentations. Please contact me for availability and speaking fees.Please call 910-988-9114 or e-mail guestspeakers@mattdrayton.com.

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Travels From: Fayetteville, NC
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