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Mike Africa Jr. is a sought-after speaker and writer who has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian and on NPR. He starred in the HBO documentary 40 Years a Prisoner and was featured in the Audible original docu-series about the MOVE bombing, Summer of ’85, produced by Kevin Hart and Charlamagne tha God, and narrated by Hart. As a keynote speaker, Mike has been invited to speak everywhere from the Smithsonian and the University of Pennsylvania to the 55 Year Anniversary of the Black Panther Party.

D. Watkins is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Beast Side, The Cook Up, and Black Boy Smile, as well as coauthor of Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised. He is also editor at large for Salon and a college lecturer at the University of Baltimore. 

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