EMPOWERMENT Sunday- 2:05PM: The Convention Center's Great Hall
Cheryl Wills is a television personality and the author of “Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale.” Cheryl is award-winning anchor for New York 1 News. Cheryl Wills made history as the first journalist invited to speak before the United Nations General Assembly for the International Remembrance of The Transatlantic Slave Trade. Cheryl has made cameo appearances in this summer’s blockbuster Spiderman 2, Law & Order: SVU, Freedomland and The Brave One. Find out more about Cheryl's book at www.diefreethebook.com.
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