There is no cavalry coming to save the day!

We are the iconic leaders we have been waiting for; the curators of the change we’re seeking to see.

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There is no cavalry coming to save the day!

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Watch full video from the beloved community virtual celebration of Shawn Dove and Nick Chiles' highly-anticipated book, I TOO AM AMERICA: On Loving and Leading Black Men and Boys, hosted live on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

 

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i too am america

The book is authored by Shawn Dove and Nick Chiles, and is equal parts 1) memoir; 2) historical account of the launch of CBMA and the growth of the Black male achievement movement; and 3) manifesto of where do we go from here in the movement of Black male achievement.

“I too am America is a special book written by special men. Shawn graciously shares his lessons of leadership, love, and sacrifice for the world to see and learn from, and we all should be truly grateful. Nick Chiles also lends his time and talent, and his amazing experiences to the pages of this incredible book. This book should be read, analyzed, and copied to make our world a better place.” - Wes Moore, NY Times bestselling author, Philanthropist

Our country is facing a reckoning on race relations. The recent murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black folks has ignited a racial justice/social change wave analogous to how the murder of Emmett Till ignted the Civil Rights Movement 65 years ago.

Reasearch from the Opportunity Agenda reveals that stories of our lived experiences, more so than data and numbers, is what evokes the empathy that changes hearts and minds.

Our nation is facing the fierce urgency of empathy and 'I Too Am America" provides readers with insights, inspiration that humanizes the stories of Black men and boys, while offering strategic recommendations on how we move from racial reckoning to racial resolution.

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about shawn

Shawn Dove is a founder, CEO, author, speaker and so much more.

Shawn is committed to inspiring, encouraging and building the capacity of leaders, particularly, but not exclusively emerging Black leaders striving to ensure social impact.

Over the years Shawn has been blessed to receive many awards including Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 award (2015), Black Enterprise’s Modern Man of the Year (2017), and the Face to Africa #30BlackStars (2019).

Beyond work, Shawn enjoys spending time in his DoveNest with his amazing wife and family, reading, and eating some good shellfish!

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Author

Shawn is the author of I Too Am America — a book that is equal parts memoir, a story about the Black Male Achievement movement and a manifesto of where we go from here with the movement of Black Male Achievement.  

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speaker

Shawn is an internationally recognized TEDx speaker, who has graced 1,000s of stages over the past 30 years on the topic of Black Male Achievement.

leader

As a leader of leaders, Shawn has helped to groom and develop 1,000s of leaders in cities all around the United States.