Richard Brookshire is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Black Veterans Project. As a storyteller, Richard leverages a background in political communications and digital advocacy to deliver strategic and dynamic social-impact campaigns. He is an alumnus of Morehouse College and a graduate of Fordham University. He holds an MPA in Urban & Social Policy with specialization in Media & Advocacy from Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs. A former infantry Combat Medic and U.S. Army veteran of the War in Afghanistan, Richard commentary and work has been highlighted by The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, CNN, PBS Newshour, theGrio and others.