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Hill Harper

Accomplished Film, TV and Stage Actor; Star of Hit Drama CSI: NY; Award-winning Author and Urban Scholar

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Hill Harper is a complex intersection of intellect, compassion, inspiration, self-reflection and action. His words, whether delivered through text on the pages of a book, through a monologue at a pivotal scene in a movie, or by a "tweet" always contain an element of truth and genuine concern for the human condition. Reaching out to the "lost generation", he teaches youth how to fish, motivating them towards finding themselves and capitalizing on their own potential. A humanitarian, a thespian, a leader " Hill Harper is a charismatic man who is a powerful force in the "education of the miseducated," with an undying desire and commitment to expanding his mind and the minds of others continuously reaching for knowledge.

He is a bestselling author of four New York Times bestsellers: Letters to a Young Brother, Letters to a Young Sister, The Conversation, and The Wealth Cure. Letters to a Young Brother was named "Best Book for Young Adults" by the American Library Association in 2007. To date, his collective writing and acting work has been recognized with six NAACP Image Awards: Outstanding Literary Work: Debut Author (2007), Outstanding Literary Work: Youth/Teens (2007, 2008). On February 17, 2012, he took home an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work " Non-fiction for his latest book, The Wealth Cure.

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Bombarded with messages from music and the media, people today receive a stereotypical and unrealistic image of success. Harper sets out to dispel this myth and instead emphasizes alternative views of what it truly means to be successful, such as educational and community achievements and self-respect. Offering inspirational advice in a down-to-earth style and at a time when popular culture gives little positive direction, Harper’s deep-rooted passion provides wisdom, guidance, and heartfelt insight to help audiences chart their own path to success.

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