Dr. Eddie M. Connor

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Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Dr. Eddie M. Connor has garnered prestigious honors for his community activism and unique leadership ability, including the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award, NAACP Speaker Award, The Black Male Engagement Leadership Award, The Spirit of Detroit Award, and was named one of the top 100 leaders in “Who’s Who in Black Detroit.” Dr. Connor has been featured via ABC News, BET, CBS, FOX News, NBC, PBS, TCT, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, The Word Network, USA Today, and many other media outlets. He was also featured in the acclaimed BET documentary

It Takes A Village to Raise Detroit. A stage-four cancer survivor, Dr. Connor speaks extensively on the subjects of education, leadership, overcoming obstacles, and maximizing your purpose. He empowers people at churches, conferences, community centers, and colleges, by inspiring and motivating others to overcome the odds. He is a bestselling selling author of six books, including Unwrap The Gift In You and Heal Your Heart. My Brother’s Keeper (Norbrook Publishing) explores the fundamental principles to rebuild, reconcile, and restore the lives of boys and men, who are faced with the repercussions of race. My Brother’s Keeper unveils the quest to discover one’s identity, in a world of inequities.