Bakari Sellers: NCU Commencement Speech 2017
Bakari Sellers delivers a compelling, humorous, and inspiring commencement speech at Northcentral University, focusing on the power of purpose. He encourages graduates not to be afraid of failure or let fear stand in the way of their goals.
CNN Political Analyst & Former Representative from South Carolina
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Bakari Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just 22 years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. Sellers represented South Carolina's 90th district in the lower house of the state legislature from 2006 to 2014 and was also the first vice chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party. Sellers has been an attorney with the Strom Law Firm, L.L.C. since 2007 and is an analyst on CNN. In 2010, Time magazine featured Sellers on its 40 Under 40 list, in 2012, Politico named Sellers on its "50 politicos to watch" list and in 2014 was named HBCU Top 30 Under 30.