After a jam-packed week of ideas, connection and wonder, the remarkable closing session of TED2023 connected the dots, with deep thinking on purpose and the power of self-belief as well as some much-needed challenges to conventional wisdom. The event: Talks from Session 12 of TED2023: Possibility, hosted by TED’s Chris Anderson, Helen Walters and Whitney […]Continue reading
Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho is an Emmy-winning producer and host for Fox Sports and his online series "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man."
Why you should listenEmmanuel Acho was drafted into the NFL by the Cleveland Browns in 2012, and also played as a linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles. He now cohosts Fox Sports 1's SPEAK, a show that offers unfiltered takes on the hottest topics in sports. Acho has parlayed his experience from the field into thoughts and advice on how to live a more purposeful and successful life. His most recent book, Illogical: Saying Yes to a Life Without Limits, was published in 2022.
In 2020, Acho created Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man to help drive meaningful dialogue about race in the United States. The interview-based digital series has amassed more than 90 million views and won an Emmy for outstanding short form nonfiction or reality series. It also spawned a New York Times-bestselling book of the same title.
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