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Historical Education
How Groups Impact History
  

It is common practice in high school history classes for the teacher to focus so much on getting to the end of the syllabus that they rush through the content without the students fully understanding that part of history. Hardison’s historical education presentations seek to fill in the gaps on how individuals or groups impacted that part of history. Not only is it interactive, but promotes st...

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Travels From: Conyers, GA
Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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Work/Life Balance Essentials
Concrete steps to contentment
  

A colleague once told me a very telling statement concerning his boss, his wife, his co-workers, his children, his friends all the major players in his life, "If they are all mad at me a little bit, then I am doing all right." The message: there's not enough of him to keep everyone satisfied in his life. Is work/life balance a myth? No! It is possible to survive and thrive in the world of work...

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Travels From: Milwaukee, WI
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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CELEBRATING DISABILITY INCLUSION , DISABILITY HISTORY & CULTURE
Workshops, Training & Performance Lectures
  
Doing the Impossible, Cutting Through Fear
The Impossible is NOT Impossible: How YOU can do the IMPOSSIBLE and Change the World!
  

FACE your FEARS, DARE to LIVE! The IMPOSSIBLE is NOT imPOSSIBLE! Swallowing the Sword, Cutting Through Fear: The Art and Science of Doing the Impossible: What swallowing swords taught me about overcoming fear. Child of ridicule. Target of bullies. Wimp. Loser. Role model. 40x World Champion Sword Swallower Ig Nobel Prize Winner TEDx Speaker Dan Meyer In his talk "Doing the Impossi...

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Travels From: Phoenix, AZ
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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A Thousand Letters Home
The Journey of the Letters
  
Rewriting History: How to Become an Agent for Change
It's never too late to be a cause for good.
  

IIn this internationally acclaimed presentation, Barry speaks to leaders as well as those who need motivation to step into leadership in our ever changing world. In Rewriting History, Barry tells the story of how a teacher, three high school students, and a dynamic newspaperman bringing about justice in a 41-year-old hate crime. Barry created and led a diverse group that helped persuade the State ...

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Travels From: Chicago, IL
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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Dangerous Negroes
Black Student Identity and Activism in a Climate of H.A.T.E.
  

The Program "Dangerous Negroes" is a multimedia experience that seeks to answer the question, "does Black life matter?" It is a historical examination of the Black experience in America, including how contemporary events such as the deaths of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Eric Garner all impact the narrative that America is post racial. Critically engaging in its presentation t...

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Travels From: Clemson, SC
Fee Range: Open

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Gossip to Gospel
Chronicling Social History
  

As a veteran Wash DC gossip columnist and a regular dishing with Joan Rivers on camera, I like to think of my role as chronicling history. The word "gossip" is not always negative. What often starts as speculation soon becomes gospel and history headlines. Think Watergate, Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Hillary's private emails, It's often the real story before the spin docs are called in. ...

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Travels From: NYC, NY
Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500

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Black History Program
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
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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"America's First Black Millionaires"- (From Slavery to Financial Freedom)
The (12) Black Millionaire Secrets for achieving Money, Power and Wealth In Amercia.
  

Becoming a Millionaire or even attempting to break the grip of poverty to become financially success as an African-American can be difficult, given all of the social and economic obstacles of Today. Now imagine attempting to become a millionaire as an African-American during the times of Slavery, Jim Crow, Segregation and Blatant Racism? The odds would be low, but a trail blazing group of African-...

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Travels From: Orlando, FL
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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