National Black Business Month co-founder John William Templeton shows how the most important event in black history is a launching pad for educational and career achievement throughout 2015. The Oxford University Press historian created the West’s first African-American Freedom Trail in conjunction with the National Park Service, State Office of Historic Preservation and San Francisco Travel. http://www.examiner.com/article/new-to-san-francisco-african-american-freedom-trail-brochure. To book the head of the first black children’s television network for your event, call (415) 240-3537.
His previous engagements include keynotes for the National Black MBAs, Black Data Processing Associates, UCLA Law School, California Council for the Social Studies; research papers for the American Bar Association, Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, Impact 209 and American Educational Research Association; business presentations for IBM, United Airlines, AAA, EPA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dept. of Homeland Security, HUD, McCann Worldwide; sermons to Third Baptist, First Unitarian Universalist and Calvary Presbyterian Churches and testimony to the Senate and House Judiciary Committees.
Templeton receives a Lifetime Achievement Award during Celebrating Black American History on Feb. 25 and shares two brand new collections of 25,000 photos spanning 1915 to 1992 during the San Francisco History Expo Feb. 28.