How to Save One Young Black Man at a Time

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  • Oxford University has accepted more than 100 black students, in autumn 2021 and 2020. A record number of places. Cambridge had the most significant number (137) of new UK black students.
  • Steven Bartlett- the multi-millionaire and youngest ever dragon on BBC’s Dragon’s Den. He has a podcast (Diary of a CEO) which in 2021 was projected to earn £1.2 million.
  • Raheem Sterling, the Man City player, scored 100 goals in the premier league, and he was the 8th youngest person to do so.
  • Omari and Amani Campbell-Okolo, two young fencers, have been selected for the England squad. They have signed an Adidas sponsorship contract. A remarkable achievement. I didn’t know there were black fencers as I saw it as an elitist sport.
  • Don’t text to say I am checking in; pick up the phone and arrange to meet and break bread
  • Listen and look into the whites of their eyes, and you will learn about their joys and pain end everything else
  • When you meet, avoid the urge to judge or sound disapproving.
  • Share your story, twists, turns, successes, failures, mistakes, and achievements. It’s incredible how they appreciate it when we are transparent and share our vulnerabilities.

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Morton Patterson

Morton Patterson

Business Strategist, Writer and Professional Speaker. He speaks on subjects such as Knowing Your Value and Value Pricing

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