Episode 3 1/2 Special Edition: Marcus Young | Project AK-47 CEO\Founder

Aug. 6, 2018 by

I had the amazing opportunity to interview the CEO and Founder of  Project AK-47  Marcus Young. When I first heard about Project AK-47 I knew I had to find out


Jun. 18, 2018 by

If you haven’t read my post on why I am an abolitionist, I would click here before you continue on. Are you back? Okay…let’s continue. The 19th century proved to

Labor Trafficking and Signs to Look For

May. 15, 2018 by

I am always looking for stories and information to gain more insight into the world of human trafficking. It’s often a dark place to be in, but there are people

Emerging Young Leaders and Human Trafficking

May. 7, 2018 by

Last week I had to honor and the privilege of having dinner with two of the U.S. Department of State’s Emerging Young Leaders Awards Program recipients. Jose Alejandro Rodriguez (Panama) and

What Kind of People Will Be in the Fight?

Apr. 30, 2018 by

Friday April, 27, I attended a Local Prayer Gathering put on by the IJM Austin Advocacy team. This team is headed by the Austin Team leader Jaime Peasantes. The local

How Eric Martin is Sparking an Abolitionist Revival

Apr. 30, 2018 by

Interview by DW McKinney Eric Martin first captivated my attention four years ago during a youth leader orientation. What I quickly noticed about Eric–besides his undying love for Australia–is that his

SEVENTY PERCENT…This Is Why You Should Care

Apr. 23, 2018 by

When I began this journey to help combat human trafficking it started with a dream. Not only was the idea given to me in a dream, but it was confirmed

Frederick Douglass

Apr. 13, 2018 by

In 2016, I had the honor and privilege of hearing and meeting the great-great- great grandson of Frederick Douglass at the Slave City Summit in Austin, Texas. His name is

Harriet Tubman (a.k.a Moses)

Apr. 13, 2018 by

For those who are familiar with Black History, you have a grasp on who Harriet Tubman is and what she did. Unfortunately, abolitionist, like Tubman, are hardly (if even) mentioned

I Am An Abolitionist

Apr. 11, 2018 by

Okay…I am not going to assume I know what you are thinking. But just in case…Yes, I am an abolitionist. In the month of February, Black History Month, I dedicated