Richard Clay is a certified Detroit Public High School Social Studies Teacher, a longtime community activist, an educational consultant, and a male responsibility specialist. His commitment to, and concern for, young Black males prompted him to write this book.
Richard Clay was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. A battle with eye cancer left him totally blind at the age of 2 years old. Despite his blindness, Richard went onto graduate as Valedictorian from Detroit’s Northwestern High School. After Northwestern, Richard enrolled in college at the University of Michigan, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Secondary Social Studies Teaching Certification.
Currently, Richard is also Co-founder of the Michigan African-American Leadership Summit (MAALS).
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