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Eddy Paul Thomas is a dynamic speaker, passionate historian, and dedicated humanitarian. His captivating books have debuted at #1 on Amazon's bestsellers list and carry a powerful mission. Eddy aims to break down and reconstruct systems that unjustly affect Black, Indigenous, and marginalized communities both in the U.S. and across the globe. Dive into his work and join a transformative journey!

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Recent Work

Preserving Mental Health Amidst Racism:

Preserving Mental Health Amidst Racism:

Empowerment Amidst Prejudice

Hiring Practices and the Black Woman

Hiring Practices and the Black Woman

Addressing Disparities in the US Workplace

Leveraging Diversity in Marketing and Communications: A Paradigm Shift to Propel Success

Leveraging Diversity in Marketing and Communications: A Paradigm Shift to Propel Success

Written for Elevate 1 Consulting

Books

A Broken Seat at the Table

Conversations About Race, Resilience, and Building Bridges

Eddy Paul Thomas reflects on hard conversations, challenging situations, and personal experiences with institutional racism in this book.

The combination of failed and successful attempts at racial reconciliation and restorative justice serve as inspirations for building bridges and less debate on the way forward by examining the truth regarding our nation's original sin.

When the Light Turns On by Eddy Paul Thomas is a mesmerizing tapestry of fairytale-stlye stories, each intricately woven with lessons gleaned from the West African diaspora. Journeying through its pages, readers are introduced to age-old wisdom, vibrant cultures, and poignant narratives that offer a fresh perspective on life's challenges and triumphs. Through evocative prose, the tales transcend borders and epochs, illuminating the universal truths hidden within the unique experiences of the West African diaspora. This collection is a luminous beacon, guiding readers towards profound insights and reflections.

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In Bootstraps: Violent Interruptions,

Eddy Paul Thomas sheds light on overlooked and missing chapters of American history. He chronicles the stories of prosperous African-American communities that once flourished, only to be brutally disrupted or obliterated by the forces of White Rage. Through his evocative narrative, Thomas unveils the resilience and entrepreneurial spirit of Black post-slavery communities and highlights the systemic injustices that sought to erase their legacy. A profound exploration of racial tension and historical violence, this book challenges readers to confront the uncomfortable truths of America's past.

BOOTSTRAPS

VIOLENT INTERRUPTIONS

In 2024, you can dive deep into

Torn From Our People, where Eddy Paul Thomas weaves tales in poetic resonance about the journey of the African Diaspora who made it to American shores. From heart-stirring triumphs to gut-wrenching moments of terror and despair; from the unwavering flames of faith to the triumph over haunting fears – this collection is a luminous testament to the indomitable spirit and miraculous essence of Black resilience.

Children's Projects

Thompson Woods Trail is a series of children's books dedicated to enriching the lives of children by sharing the American experience through the lens of the American minority. Each story is written for all to foster growth and unity amongst all the nation's tribes.

Read along as Alan and Pops dig in and discover the answer to a question that many boys ask of their fathers..."What does it mean to be a man?"

Can you imagine if children grew up with a working knowledge of how to manage money? What if they not only knew how to save, give, spend, and invest at a young age but also learned how to become an entrepreneur as well? The impact of learning these skills could have a lasting impact for generations to come!

Read along as Alan, Nicole, and their friends work together to figure out ways to improve their community.

Can you imagine if Black and African American children grew up knowing their true history? What if they knew how amazing they and their ancestors truly are? Explore some of the amazing people throughout Black history through the eyes of a child.

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