Hold on Be Strong
       
     
Easy PZ
       
     
Blessed to Honor my Mentor Teacher, Rev. Dr. Joseph L. Lowery
       
     
Living Legend, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery
       
     
Living Legend, Archbishop Desmond Tutu
       
     
Reframing History: The Return to the High
       
     
Baker's Dozen
       
     
Black Excellence (2017)
       
     
Faculty Person of The Year, 2016-2017
       
     
Presentation at Atlanta's, The Tabernacle 2016
       
     
KC Sweet 16 (In memory of GE, Sr.) March 2019
       
     
Charlotte NCAA Tourney (In Memory of GE, Sr.) March 2018
       
     
Ellison Men at Elite 8 (2017)
       
     
Tenure Celebration, February 2015
       
     
Fearless Dialogues, Day One
       
     
On Howard Thurman at the 'House
       
     
Living History at the House
       
     
Little Big Brother & GE2
       
     
AAR?
       
     
In Transit to Emory Die-In, 2015
       
     
BE Collective Sermon @ Haley Farm
       
     
Children's Defense Fund_Alex Haley Farm
       
     
ATL-ien for life
       
     
Weapon of Mass Creation
       
     
Out on a Limb
       
     
Rare, so rare
       
     
GE2's Ballcap Inspiration
       
     
Wedding Bliss
       
     
Easter 2017
       
     
Street Portrait?
       
     
DMZ, May 2015
       
     
FTE Banquet 2015
       
     
B & N Love in NOLA
       
     
Hold on Be Strong
       
     
Hold on Be Strong
Easy PZ
       
     
Easy PZ

Waiting outside of the JuJu Exchange Atlanta Concert (Aisle 5, Atlanta, GA)

Blessed to Honor my Mentor Teacher, Rev. Dr. Joseph L. Lowery
       
     
Blessed to Honor my Mentor Teacher, Rev. Dr. Joseph L. Lowery

Keynote address with Tavares Stephens at Rev. Lowery’s 97th Birthday

Living Legend, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery
       
     
Living Legend, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery

On August 18, 2019, our family celebrated a milestone when Rev. Lowery baptized Gregory and Anaya in his home. Moments before the ceremony, his daughters Cheryl, Karen, and Yvonne, invited me to tie his tie. I love this man and the Lowery family. They are the epitome of Black Excellence!

Living Legend, Archbishop Desmond Tutu
       
     
Living Legend, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Pictured Left to Right: Rev. Allison Henderson Brooks, Dr. Letitia Campbell, Rev. Rene August, Rev. Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, GE2

Seated: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

January 2019 (Cape Town, SA)

Reframing History: The Return to the High
       
     
Reframing History: The Return to the High

Sweet 16th Anniversary

Baker's Dozen
       
     
Baker's Dozen

Anniversary with Antoinette at the High, 2015

Black Excellence (2017)
       
     
Black Excellence (2017)

Antoinette's Graduation from Georgetown Law with Highest Honors

Faculty Person of The Year, 2016-2017
       
     
Faculty Person of The Year, 2016-2017

I am honored to receive my second Faculty of the Year Award at Candler.  

Presentation at Atlanta's, The Tabernacle 2016
       
     
Presentation at Atlanta's, The Tabernacle 2016

Invited by Plywood Presents

KC Sweet 16 (In memory of GE, Sr.) March 2019
       
     
KC Sweet 16 (In memory of GE, Sr.) March 2019
Charlotte NCAA Tourney (In Memory of GE, Sr.) March 2018
       
     
Charlotte NCAA Tourney (In Memory of GE, Sr.) March 2018
Ellison Men at Elite 8 (2017)
       
     
Ellison Men at Elite 8 (2017)

Greg, Sr., GE2, Aaron, Uncle Alex

Tenure Celebration, February 2015
       
     
Tenure Celebration, February 2015
Fearless Dialogues, Day One
       
     
Fearless Dialogues, Day One

Picture by Michael K. Jones —  www.fearlessdialogues.com

Emory, 2013

On Howard Thurman at the 'House
       
     
On Howard Thurman at the 'House

Speaking at Morehouse Crown Forum honoring Howard Thurman. Forgot my own robe, so I was an honorary Morehouse man for a day.

Photo by Phillip McCollum

Living History at the House
       
     
Living History at the House

My day at the house. Crown Forum November 2010, Pictured here from R to L, Rev. Otis Moss, Sr., Rev. Jesse Jackson, Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Dr. Samuel Du Bois Cook, Rev. Dr. Charles Adams, Mr. Willie Davis, Dean Carter, GE2, Rev. James Ellis III

Little Big Brother & GE2
       
     
Little Big Brother & GE2

DE & I, Impact and Fearless Dialogues

AAR?
       
     
AAR?

San Diego, 2016

In Transit to Emory Die-In, 2015
       
     
In Transit to Emory Die-In, 2015
BE Collective Sermon @ Haley Farm
       
     
BE Collective Sermon @ Haley Farm

The B.E. Collective is an artistic trio (Ellison, Julian Reid, and Tavares Stephens) that coveys timeless truths mixed media. In July 2018, the BE Collective was privileged to share an interactive sermon at the Children’s Defense Fund’s Proctor Conference on the Alex Haley Farm in Clinton, TN.

Among those pictured: Starsky Wilson, Tavares Stephens, Brother Don, Julian Reid, Little Starsky, Marian Wright Edelman, Gregory, Hicks, Ben, and Janet Wolf.

Children's Defense Fund_Alex Haley Farm
       
     
Children's Defense Fund_Alex Haley Farm

GE2, Dr. Marian Wright Edelman, Rev. Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman, Dr. Derek Hicks

ATL-ien for life
       
     
ATL-ien for life

Proudly from the Land of Dreamers (MLK and Outkast)

ATL collection on hat shelf, 2015

Weapon of Mass Creation
       
     
Weapon of Mass Creation

Emory, Fall 2015

Out on a Limb
       
     
Out on a Limb

New's Year Eve

NOLA, 2014

Rare, so rare
       
     
Rare, so rare

No baseball cap, no bowtie... but hittin' on all cylinders, indeed.

GE2's Ballcap Inspiration
       
     
GE2's Ballcap Inspiration

Long before I started rockin' ballcaps, Grandpa rocked brims daily

Grandpa Willie "Dub" Simpson

Atlanta, GA, 199?

Wedding Bliss
       
     
Wedding Bliss

With my dear friend, Dwight Davis

June 2014

Easter 2017
       
     
Easter 2017
Street Portrait?
       
     
Street Portrait?

Cabbagetown, ATL 2015

Time-Traveling with Nick

DMZ, May 2015
       
     
DMZ, May 2015

Emory Laney Leadership Journey

FTE Banquet 2015
       
     
FTE Banquet 2015

Stylin' with my homie, Dr. Stephanie Crumpton

B & N Love in NOLA
       
     
B & N Love in NOLA

Shortly after book release, shocked to find my Cut Dead But Still Alive in Barnes & Noble

NOLA, 2013