Growing up in America as a Black youth, parents have to be intentional about teaching their children Black History. Our guest was very candid about his passion for the youth and black education. De’Von Truvel stopped by the Cleverly Changing Podcast and chatted with us about his love for Black history and the power of education. He is a young educator who is teaching others online and offline about Black Wall Street, Blacks in World History and more.
The African proverb for this week’s podcast is: (1:45)
You must decide where you are going in the evening, if you intend to leave early in the morning. (Malian Proverb)
Word of the Episode ( 2:06)
"Batu" means people in Lingala from the Congo.
The Grown Folks Section: (3:25)
Today’s guest is De’Von Truvel the creator of Black Wall Street the board game and the Modern Black Family. He serves the community as a teacher, innovator, and entrepreneur.
A California native De’Von Truvel received his degree and passion for education from the University of California Davis. Since 2012 De’Von has worked with scholars and community-based organizations to increase the college-going culture in under-resourced areas. While working a youth summer camp in 2017 De’Von discovered a gap in Black History knowledge and Financial literacy, he created Black Wall Street the Board Game to fill this gap. While he is not being of service De’Von enjoys writing, traveling, and eating good food.
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- Website: https://playblackwallstreet.com
- Instagram: Instagram.com/playblackwallstreet
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- Youtube: True Health 4ever
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