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The DreamHour Speaker Series (The Descendant Series) featuring individuals from the community who will share their experiences as descendants of African Americans and Indigenous peoples- who contributed to making America a global power – without recognition or compensation. Presentations will be focused on the lives of descendants of African American nation and Indigenous founders in America. Presenters will share their perspectives and experiences of the challenges, struggles, and successes involved with the legacy.

7:30 PM 

Carl Booker

Carl Booker is the President and CEO of Avista Products a multimedia firm specializing in African American communication and outreach. Along with many other products he proudly produces the National Award Winning Book the Blackbook Directory and Yearbook, Black Video News, and Black MeD Texas just to name a few. With over 1 million views on YouTube, the news network is one of the top news outlets in South Texas. He is also chairman of the board of Blackbook Studios Inc. a nonprofit agency dedicated to the Arts, Healthcare, Small Business, and the faith-based community with signature events like the Black Worship Clergy Hall of Fame Dinner, Art & Soul, and Black Weekend Quality of Life Conference.