We are thrilled Kenneth B Morris Jr will be speaking at our Summit. You can learn more about his inspiring story and abolitionist work in this Washington Post piece:

"'I was reading one night as Diana was putting the girls to bed. They were 12 and 9 at the time,” he said. 'I heard them laughing . . . I went into the room, and I wasn’t able to look them in their eyes. I realized that I had this platform that my ancestors had built through struggle and through sacrifice. I knew I could stand up and do something about this crime.'

Like Frederick Douglass, he would work to abolish slavery. Like Booker T. Washington, he would use education to forge a solution to a problem. Finally, the link was made that had eluded him his entire life."

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