Lee Thomas

Broadcast journalist, diversity advocate
Lee Thomas has loved to watch, write and share stories his entire life.

Why you should listen

An Emmy-winning entertainment reporter, Lee Thomas's movie review show, "CriticLee Speaking," and his reports originate from WJBK Fox 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Turning White, Thomas's personal memoir of living with the skin disease vitiligo, gained world attention launching his passion to create a clear global path for self acceptance, diversity and inclusion. He is the global spokesperson for the Vitiligo Society of London and Vstrong USA as well as a Certified Diversity Professional with the National Diversity Council (NDCCDP).

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Trailblazers: A night of talks in partnership with The Macallan

July 1, 2019

The event: TED Salon: Trailblazers, hosted by TED design and arts curator Chee Pearlman and TED science curator David Biello When and where: Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the TED World Theater in New York City The partner: The Macallan Music: Sammy Rae & The Friends The talks in brief: Marcus Bullock, entrepreneur and justice […]

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