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    Randal Pinkett Examines the Success of Russell Simmons

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    Randal Pinkett Examines the Success of Russell Simmons
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    Join Randal D. Pinkett, PhD, MBA, and leaders in philanthropy, education, community building, and social entrepreneurship as they discuss strategies for black men and boys to "redefine the game" at work, at home, and in their communities. The event is hosted by the Open Society Campaign for Black Male Achievement, in partnership with the Association of Black Foundation Executives, the 21st Century Foundation and the Schott Foundation for Public Education Black Male Donor Collaborative.In their book Black Faces in White Places, authors Randal D. Pinkett and Jeffrey Robinson seek to answer the question "What happens once you break past the glass ceiling?" Based on interviews with dozens of prominent African-Americans and the authors' considerable experiences in business, in the public eye, and in the minority, the book offers 10 "game-changing strategies" for learning, playing, mastering, and redefining the game for the current generation. Ultimately, it is about changing the very concept of success itself. Panelists include Nicole Sharpe, Director of the Schott Foundation for Public Education Black Male Donor Collaborative; Susan Taylor Batten, President/CEO of the Association of Black Foundation Executives; Chandra Anderson, Interim President of the 21st Century Foundation; Roger Blissett, Managing Director, US Strategy, RBC Capital Markets; Michael Lewis, Graduate of Hunter College and Member of Hunter’s Black Male Initiative Program.