In her powerful and inspiring talk, Johnson teaches us words to live by: Find your voice. Speak your truth. Change your life. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event.
The Blackademics New Media Project uses television & social media to share the scholarship of top Black Studies scholars engaged with projects and research focused on education, performance and youth empowerment. Kashi Johnson shows how expression via theatre and hip-hop empowers young black minds.