Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump and the family members of the late Malcolm X, including his daughter and APB speaker Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz, recently announced their plans to sue the city of New York, the state of New York, the NYPD, the DA’s office, the FBI, CIA and others for $100 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. They allege the agencies being sued intentionally covered up evidence in the murder of the renowned civil rights leader.
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When Paul de Gelder recently described what happened to him as “a pretty bad day at work.” It has to be the most massive understatement of this century. While diving with the Australian Navy in 2009, Paul lost his leg and part of an arm after being attacked by a bull shark in Sydney Harbor. And yet, he’s still one of the biggest advocates for sharks and continues to dive with them.
When COVID-19 began spreading rapidly, the world was taken by surprise. As the ensuing pandemic raged, we faced one constant—a lack of consistent, scientifically sound, trusted information that the average person could understand and put into practice to keep themselves and their families safe. In his new book, Crisis and Chaos: Lessons from the Front Lines of the War Against COVID-19 (releasing in November), Dr. Jerome Adams, 20th Surgeon General of the United States and one of our most sought-after speakers, reveals critical lessons learned from both mistakes and successes during the pandemic.
APB Exclusive Speaker and STEM Advocate Justin “Mr. Fascinate” Shaifer was recently at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to co-host the 31st Annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Science Competition Awards. He introduced the winners of the world’s largest k-12 science competition with co-host Bill Nye the Science Guy.
Juneteenth (short for June 19th) marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans throughout Texas learned that they were free—news that took approximately two months after the Confederate surrender of the Civil War and two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation to reach them. As our nation recognizes the legacy of Juneteenth during a time of heightened consciousness over pervasive racism and persecution in our nation, we urge everyone to continue to do their part in igniting change.
Dive into the nuanced world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with award-winning STEM educator, producer, TV host and sought-after speaker, Justin J. Shaifer. In this timely keynote, Shaifer demystifies the crucial role AI plays in today's educational landscape and beyond. This eye-opening journey illuminates the importance of AI literacy among educators, describing its role in shaping today's learning environments. Shaifer will introduce practical, easy-to-use AI tools, specifically designed to revolutionize teaching practices, help teachers and boost student engagement.