Dr. Eddie M. Connor, Jr

Biography

Empowering people to overcome obstacles and walk in their unique purpose, is the real life message shared by Dr. Eddie M. Connor, Jr. who is a survivor of stage 4 cancer. Dr. Connor is a resident of Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an Author, College Professor, International Speaker, Radio/TV Correspondent, and founder of Boys 2 Books.

Dr. Eddie M. Connor, Jr. serves as Graduate Education Professor, at the prestigious Marygrove College. Dr. Connor is a bestselling author of 6 books and founder of Boys 2 Books, which provides mentorship to boys and young men via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. Boys 2 Books has received national endorsements, from the U.S. Congress, National Black Law Student Association, and Black Male Engagement Initiative.

While working alongside former Congressman Hansen Clarke, Dr. Connor’s efforts assisted in developing a Resolution in the U.S. Congress (H.Res. 721), to express that bolstering literacy amongst African-American and Hispanic males, is an urgent national priority. The Boys 2 Books program has been endorsed by the United States Congress and Dr. Connor’s development of the H.Res. 721 Resolution, was the impetus for President Barack Obama’s, My Brother's Keeper initiative.

Dr. Connor has garnered prestigious honors, for his community activism and unique leadership ability, such as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award, The Black Male Engagement Leadership Award, The Spirit of Detroit Award, and named one of the top 100 leaders in Who’s Who in Black Detroit. Dr. Connor has been featured via ABC News, BET, CBS, FOX News, NBC, PBS, TCT, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, The Word Network, USA Today, and many other media outlets. Dr. Connor is a contributing writer for the Michigan Chronicle and was also featured in the acclaimed BET documentary, "It Takes A Village to Raise Detroit."

Dr. Connor speaks extensively on the subjects of education, leadership, overcoming obstacles, and maximizing your purpose. As an international speaker, much of his work extends throughout Jamaica and South Africa. Dr. Connor empowers people in churches, community centers, and colleges, by inspiring and motivating others to overcome the odds.

Visit: www.EddieConnor.com

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Books

My Brother's Keeper
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This book is intended to empower our boys, our men, and the women who love them. It explores the fundamental principles to rebuild, reconcile, and restore the lives of boys and men, who are faced with the repercussions of race. My Brother's Keeper, unveils the quest to discover one's identity, in a world of inequities.
Heal Your Heart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
HEAL YOUR HEART is an in-depth and insightful perspective, on the uniqueness of love, relationships, marriage, and forgiveness. Learn powerful principles and discover how to heal from broken relationships. HEAL YOUR HEART has been described as “Revealing, eye-opening, and engaging.” This book will open the depth of your soul, to matters of the heart, mind, love, and life.
E.Con the Icon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Dr. Eddie Connor presents E.CON the ICON, a provocative and candid commentary on topics, from Pop Culture to President Barack Obama. In a celebrity driven culture, discover what it means to be a true icon and make an impact.
Collections of Reflections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Self-expression is an essential component, that reveals the creative abilities within ourselves. The call for critical thinkers in a chaotic world rings loud and clear. Dr. Eddie Connor, critically examines the poignant issues and topics that pervade our communities, through poetry in Collections of Reflections. Dr. Connor shares his inspiring journey, as a survivor of stage four cancer.
Purposefully Prepared to Persevere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
We have all been affected by struggle and circumstances in life. This book shares the trials and triumphant journey to overcome, by finding the CAN in cancer. Dr. Eddie Connor details how he overcame stage four cancer, to not only survive but thrive. Find out how to maximize your purpose and persevere, despite any setback in your path.
Unwrap The Gift In YOU!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Unleash, Unlock, Unwrap! Any day of the week, you can listen to the news and be informed about high unemployment rates, violence, foreclosures, economic crisis, poverty, and threats of terrorism. It seems that many people are losing hope and have given up. Discover steps to unlock your potential!

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