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John Howard, Ph.D.: Time Is Something That's Precious

Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Purchase College, State University of New York

Journey by John Howard, Ph.D.


John Howard, Ph.D. is a Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Purchase College, State University of New York. He received his doctorate in sociology from Stanford University and a law degree from Pace University School of Law.

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Michael Alig

Artist and Party Promoter


Laurence Juber

2-Time Grammy Award Winner and Lead Guitarist, Paul McCartney & Wings (1978 - 1981)


Sarah Dash

Member, Labelle and Member, Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles


Dionne Warwick

5-Time Grammy Award Winner and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winner


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Tony Lindsay


Tony Lindsay is a producer and director, known for "Where Hearts Lie" (2016). The film features such notable actors as Clifton Powell ("Ray", "Rush Hour", "Next Friday"), Malik Yoba ("Empire", "Why Did I Get Married?"), and Taral Hicks ("A Bronx Tale").

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Christian John Wikane

Co-Producer, "Unscripted: Conversations with Christian John Wikane" and Contributing Editor, PopMatters

Tracy Rookard

Founder and Creator, The Naked Face

Matt Skallerud

President, Pink Media

Zaylore Stout, Esq.

Author and Employment Law Attorney, Zaylore Stout & Associates
Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier

Academy Award Winner and Grammy Award Winner
Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Grammy Award Nominee and Actor
Steven Curtis Chapman

Steven Curtis Chapman

5-Time Grammy Award Winner


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5-Time Grammy Award Nominee


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N.K. Morton: I Was Able to Affirm Everything I Knew to Be True About Myself

Recording Artist and Multi-Platinum Songwriter

N.K. Morton is a singer-songwriter. She wrote songs for Backstreet Boys, Mýa, and Karen Clark-Sheard, worked in television with Chris Rock, and was a featured lead or background vocalist for artists, ranging from Diana Ross to Rakim.

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