Ken Nwadike Jr., founder of the Free Hugs Project, uses his peacekeeping experiences in Charlotte, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. to illustrate the need for leadership in our changing world. Ken urges us to look to ourselves to encourage dialogue to become the peaceful leader that a situation may need.
Ken E. Nwadike Jr is a peace activist, motivational speaker, and video journalist known as the Free Hugs Guy online. Nwadike Jr is the founder of the Free Hugs Project, which produces motivational videos to spread love, inspire change, and raise awareness of social issues. The Free Hugs Project recently gained popularity, as Nwadike made major news headlines for his peace-keeping efforts and de-escalating violence during protests, riots, and political rallies. Nwadike was featured in Google's 2016 Year in Search video as a highlight among some of the year's most defining moments.
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