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He advocates for education, economic empowerment and social justice and has changed the definition of what it means to be a Black scholar and leader in America and beyond.

This author and former Syracuse professor is one of the founding fathers of the field of financial activism -- creating social change through the use of conscientious capitalism.

In addition to publishing a multitude of books and articles on finance, education and black social commentary, Dr. Watkins has presented his message to millions via regular appearances on such national media outlets as CNN, ESPN, Good Morning America, The Today Show, MSNBC, FOX News, BET, NPR and others.

He is the founder of The Black Wealth Bootcamp, The Black Business School, The 48 Hour Business School, The Your Black World coalition and The Black Millionaires Of Tomorrow program which introduces youth to the concepts of finance and entrepreneurship.