On July 25, 2016, I decided (if you can call it that) to find the heaviest boulder I could manage and lug it around Los Angeles, to demonstrate the burden that systemic racism lays on the black psyche.

People tell me I shouldn't introduce myself with that story, cause it's weird or intimidating or whatever. But I think that's an important thing to know about me: I'm a writer, speaker, and musician, deep passion for racial justice and social change.

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I've lectured at universities, worked with community organizers and activists, talked with renowned thought leaders on racial justice, and organized protests actions myself--all in an effort to be a part of a movement for racial justice.

My journey has convinced me that we are not obligated to live in a world where people are systematically disadvantaged because of racial categories. It doesn't have to be this way because ordinary people--that's right, insurance salesmen and soccer moms and students and the like--have the power to change society and create history.


I live to announce to ordinary people that we have the power to build a more just society together. I aim to stoke your imagination, to see what kinds of new worlds are possible, if we’ll take action. I want to provoke you to hope. We can do this, people! It doesn't have to be this way.

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