Damon Dash is an American entrepreneur. Dash is Jay-Z’s former manager and business partner at Roc-a-Fella Records, and in 1999, he organized a highly successful tour for Jay-Z.
In April 2014, it was announced that Dash is also involved with Blind Debit, a fingerprint payment application being developed by Dez White
Robert Howard is an entrepreneur, a community programs facilitator and public speaker born and based in Los Angeles.
Michael Imhotep is a talk show host, researcher, lecturer and writer. He is the host of “The Michael Imhotep Show” and founder of The African History Network. He deals with African History, African American History, economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, etc. The African History Network focuses on educating, empowering and inspiring people of African descent throughout the Diaspora and around the world. For more information visit www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
Aaron D. Johnson is a husband, father, educator, writer, and motivational speaker out of New York with over a decade of experience in education. He has been a teacher of global history, criminal justice, economics, and African American Studies. Aaron has been recognized by the New York State Assembly for his dedication to education and his students. Aaron D. Johnson is currently a doctoral candidate at St. John’s University, focusing his studies on the enduring presence of racism in Long Island schools.
Dr. Cleo Manago is a socio-political analyst, behavioral health expert and founder of the AmASSI Centers for Wellness, Education & Culture, and Black Men’s Xchange National (or BMX), where he is CEO. BMX is an anti-oppression and advocacy organization for the edification and protection of diverse Black males. Dr. Manago is also a frequent commentator on TVOne’s NewsOne Now with Roland Martin.
Moya Ojarigi has spent half a decade developing systems that allow Black Children to see their own inner leader by knowing leaders from the past. Moya has received her Master’s Degree from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is available for speaking and presentations. Contact her at Moya@earlyliteracymadefun.com
Khary Pestaina is a writer and award-winning educator based in South Florida. Aged 41 and grounded in the history African diasporic traditions and trends on the continent of Africa, the Caribbean, Latin and North America, Khary has been an active participant in the cultural and
artistic development of S. Florida for over 20 years. Khary is a member of the Organization of American Historians (OAH) and holds a Master’s Degree in History, a Bachelor of Science in Communications and is the second ever graduate of Florida International University’s School of
African-New World Studies. He appears in Your Black World Today’s 2015 film Resurrecting Black Wall Street and hosts a weekly Jazz/Talk program on Excitementradio.com
Known as The Money Master, Dr. Dominique’ Reese’s more than 10 years as a personal finance coach and strategist has developed women leaders, professionals and business owners into money masters. She serves women living in their divine purpose, to help them solve their money problems and achieve financial freedom. It’s her belief that literacy and legacy are hallmarks of life and she wants her clients to master both in their financial journey.
Dr. Dominique’ has a degree in economics from Princeton University and an honorary doctorate of philosophy from Global Oved Dei Seminary & University.
La’Tesha Sampson is the President and Founder of Great Joy
Counseling and Consulting Services, a NJ based psychotherapy practice and cultural inclusion consulting company. Ms. Sampson is also a full time faculty member of the Rutgers University School of Social Work.
Damario is Of Counsel at Oklahoma’s premier full service law firm Riggs
Abney, based in the firm’s Tulsa office, but with a national practice focused on Personal Injury, Civil Rights, and Sports Law.
Damario is a community and team-oriented lawyer with over 15 years of verifiable success as an advisor, advocate, and partner who has successfully represented clients in federal, state, and tribal courts and legislative hearings and matters. He is a highly skilled strategic planner, communicator, and builder of meaningful relationships to accomplish client goals.
Asha Tarry, a licensed psychotherapist and life coach has been in the field of mental health for more than 15 years. Her range of experience from counseling children and families to providing mental health awareness through her advocacy, radio, television work and published writing has reached thousands of people around the world. Asha’s outgoing personality and innate concern for others keeps her in demand. For more information on Asha’s services, visit www.BHConsultingServices.net.
Dr. Boyce Watkins, also known as The People’s Scholar, is a leading scholar and social commentator. His thought-provoking (and sometimes controversial) commentary has been featured on every major network, including CNN, MSNBC, and Huffington Post. While he analyzes a vast
array of topics, his primary focuses are economic empowerment, social
justice, and education.
Watoto From The Nile is a young African-centered, thought provoking,
socially and culturally conscious music group that teaches a message