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Kendrick Sampson in Conversation with Dr. Akilah Cadet for BLD PWR INC

April 16 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a fundraising event in partnership with Change Cadet to benefit BLD PWR INC. This special session of the BLD Knowledge Book Club is hosted by Kendrick Sampson in discussion with Dr. Akilah Cadet and her new book, White Supremacy Is All Around: Notes from a Black Disabled Woman in a White World. Enjoy drinks, a conversation, and a Q&A on the intersection of identity, ability, race, and resistance.

Fundraiser tickets include a copy of Dr. Cadet’s book.


Dr. Akilah Cadet founded Change Cadet in 2015 as a diversity and organizational development consulting firm to foster cultures of belonging in the workplace, particularly for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people. (Read her profile on HERE Magazine.) BLDPWR engages the power of storytelling to bring about the liberated future we all deserve with a community of freedom fighters in the entertainment industry, and Kendrick Sampson is the nonprofit’s founder and president, an activist and actor best known for his roles in The Vampire Diaries, How to Get Away with Murder, and HBO’s Insecure.

Book cover of the book White Supremacy is All Around
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