This was a talk for a Burlington County Black History Month presentation on February 23, 2021. Timbuctoo is a New Jersey community where my ancestors settled in 1829. This one is 51 minutes long.
This was NBC 10 Philadelphia Evening News on December 21, 2020. Here, I discussed my participation in Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine trial and the importance of getting vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
This talk was done on Timbuctoo Day in 2015, when I was a relative newbie at Timbuctoo history, acclimating to presenting without slides:-) Please see the description under the video screen for important points of clarification. This is 24 minutes long.
I was honored in 2015 with Black Gifted and Whole's James Baldwin Legends Award. My remarks in response to this honor are captured in this 3 1/2 minute interview, in which I was asked to explain what the event's theme meant to me.
During the International AIDS Conference in Washington in July 2012, I had the privilege of appearing on the evening news in Paris to discuss the impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans, and PrEP, which had been approved by the FDA that month. My interview begins at the 3:02 mark.
This blast from the distant past reminds me of early successes in engaging Black Churches in HIV work. Our event was featured in an 8 minute segment on Visions, including Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, Rev. James Forbes, and yours truly, in the first TV interview of my career.