Richard Lucas III is a 21st Century Leader spreading the message of hope and sending a call to action for Young (and Old) Blacks living in these here United States of America. His life calling is apparent through his social justice activism and prolific speeches in which he is constantly charging black folk to demand justice, claim our deity and walk in our greatness. Richard Lucas III is the former 2015-2016 BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY SGA President and is preparing to complete his graduate studies at YALE UNIVERSITY this fall. He is a distinguished member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Richard III has also served in numerous other leadership roles throughout his academic career AND he's my baby brother! (#proudbigsister)
"LET THERE BE LIGHT" is an uplifting call to action from Richard III to the incoming 2016-2017 Freshmen at BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY. He shares his ideologies in walking with purpose, remaining focused and committed to our goals in order to uplift and empower the Black Community. His speech concisely articulates the tragedies and triumphs of our black existence. Richard III's message is clear, his words are sharp yet healing. We are here to do a great work, to bring and to be, THE LIGHT. Let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine...You gotta watch it to catch it!
This right here will be the most impactful 12 mins of your day, trust me we all need to hear this...