I was recently asked to speak on a civil rights panel to the 5th graders of Arthur Ashe Charter School (K-8), along with Lloyd Dennis and Mariama Curry.
I had the opportunity to discuss the fight for civil rights in our country both historically and currently, including the fight against police brutality and my fraternity brother Colin Kaepernick's silent protest.
I was able to teach the young students how to create a movement by creating a plan, having and obtaining knowledge, know your history, and organize as a collective against a common problem.
The students were amazing and asked important questions. It is clear that these students are leaders who are ready to make a change in our community today!
Here are some of the highlights of the day: