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Wendell Pierce – Book Reviews for — The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken

Wendell Pierce- His first book is receiving RAVE REVIEWS…See Below and Contact The Collaborative agency Group / Speakers Bureau to engage Wendell for you next event! “Wendell Pierce’s uplifting memoir The Wind in the Reeds explores the transformative role theater played in healing New Orleans post-Katrina.”—O Magazine “The Wind in …

Wendell Pierce – His new Book “THE WIND IN THE REEDS”

From acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce, an insightful and poignant portrait of family, New Orleans and the transforming power of art. On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina barreled into New Orleans, devastating many of the city”s neighborhoods, including Pontchartrain Park, the home of Wendell Pierce”s family …

Olympian and Inspiration for the Movie “Cool Runnings” finishes five city tour for a Major Hotel Chain

DEVON HARRIS  INSPIRATION FOR THE MOVIE “COOL RUNNINGS”, MEMBER OF FIRST JAMAICAN BOBSLED TEAM AND TOP MOTIVATIONAL & INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER   The inspirational story of Devon Harris’ personal triumph over adversity has been watched by millions in the Disney hit movie, “Cool Runnings”. Chronicling his journey from the slums of …

PRINCIPAL BARUTI KAFELE-Education Keynote Speaker- Award-winning principal, internationally-renowned education speaker and best-selling author.

A Hall of Fame urban public school educator in New Jersey for over twenty years, Principal Baruti Kafele distinguished himself as a classroom teacher and as a school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, NJ, he was selected as the East Orange School District and Essex County …

Wendell Pierce — In The News!

Michelle Obama visits Sterling Farms grocery store in Marrero after healthy food speech in New Orleans Following a speech on nutrition and obesity at the National Council of La Raza conference in New Orleans, Michelle Obama ppeared at the Sterling Farms grocery store at the intersection of Ames and Lapalco Boulevards in Marrero on Tuesday to …

DEVON HARRIS Keynote Speaker

Inspiration for the movie “Cool Runnings”, Member of first Jamaican Bobsled Team and top Motivational & Inspirational speaker   The inspirational story of Devon Harris”” personal triumph over adversity has been watched by millions in the Disney hit movie, “Cool Runnings”. Chronicling his journey from the slums of Kingston, Jamaica …

Speakers for Education Audiences – Perfect for Educators, Administrators, School Boards and Students

Education Speakers – Collaborative Agency Group works with a wide array of Education Keynote Speakers and Renowned Thought Leaders. Our Keynote Speakers are perfect for School Board Associations, Educators, students and Administrators. Talk with one of our knowledgeable agents who understand the difference between an educators audience, and administrators audience …

Diversity Speakers

Diversity Speakers – Collaborative Agency Group works with a wide array of Diversity Keynote Speakers and Renowned Thought Leaders. Our Keynote Speakers will give your audience a better understanding of true diversity.    FAISAL ALAM – Activist, Speaker & Writer. Faisal Alam is queer-identified Muslim activist of Pakistani descent. Faisal began …

WENDELL PIERCE [Keynote Speaker] TV and film actor and humanitarian

Keynote Speaker Wendell Pierce is New Orleans through and through. Like his “Treme” character trombonist Antoine Batiste, Pierce has witnessed firsthand his hometown’s slow recovery following Hurricane Katrina. With true Big Easy spirit and determination, Pierce worked following the storm to help rebuild the neighborhood in which he was raised, …

WENDELL PIERCE — GREAT ARTICLE ON HIS RECENT VISIT TO DENVER!

Davidson: ”Treme”s” Wendell Pierce promotes arts in education on Denver visit Fans of the HBO series “Treme” know him as trombonist Antoine Batiste; he also received acclaim for playing Detective Bunk Moreland on “The Wire.” And that”s quite all right withWendell Pierce. “Acting is what drives me, what gives me …