Sheri Booker, NAACP Image Award Winning Author and Speaker.
Sheri Booker is an American author, poet, spoken word artist, and teacher. She is the author of Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home, a memoir about the near-decade she spent working at an inner-city funeral home in West Baltimore. Following the book's publication, she won an NAACP Image Award in the category of "Outstanding Literary Work from a Debut Author." She was nominated for the 2014 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in the category of nonfiction.
Musical Performance by National Recording Artist, Chris Michael
Bio for Kevin Lei:
Media Strategist and Event Producer Kevin Lei has been afforded the opportunity to work with a plethora of clients from diverse backgrounds. Kevin uses his journalistic finesse to bring a fresh approach to the media industry. Having appeared on Fox 45, WEAA 88.9, Heaven 600, and WPB Radio, Kevin has contributed to various national print, web and television segments commenting in the areas of Politics, Lifestyle, Entertainment, and Spiritual News.
Kevin has secured regional and national media campaigns, led strategic planning, and provided consultation as well as event production and management for such clients as Fitness Trainer Ali True of True Balance Studio, Fashion Designer Brandon Warren, National Playwright and Author, Crystal L. Bass, Stellar Award Winning Artist, Jessica Greene, One Church One Child of Maryland, and Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
As the producer of "The Platform: A Black Music Month Event", Lei’s annual celebration for Black Music Month has been dubbed as Baltimore's most celebrated production for Black Music lovers in the City of Baltimore. Garnering much success and support, The Platform gathers artists from all walks of life to celebrate the success of Black Artistry.
Kevin attributes his success to childhood upbringing, his spiritual heritage and his non-profit roots.
Driven by passion, Kevin has dedicated his life to serving others. Whether working with corporate executives, troubled teens, or creative artists, Kevin knows how to make people feel important, celebrated, and most of all, confident about seeing their dreams come to fruition. Kevin Lei is a dream chaser and believes that dreams do come true.