In Honor of Black History Month 2016 The WB Media Group will be featuring 29 people in 29 days who are creating “Modern Day Black History in their community or chosen profession.
*On February 19th, 2016 the WB Media Group features 3 Time Readers Favorites Award Winning Poet & Author Ben Burgess Jr.
Ben Burgess Jr is the author of the award-winning novels “Monster”, “Wounded”, the poetry book “Times Have Changed and Life is Strange” and the new novel “Love and Happiness” He is an active performer of spoken word poetry. Ben Burgess Jr uses his love of writing to inspire and influence youths to strive for what they believe in, and to never give up on their dreams. His poetry book “Times Have Changed and Life is Strange” and his novel “Monster” are currently used in schools on the lower east side of Manhattan.
Ben Burgess has a BA degree in Business Management and an MA degree in Educational Leadership. He is the proud father of his daughter Jaelynn and is active in trying to improve urban neighborhoods and communities.