Washington, DC — Popular American philanthropist and entrepreneur Jay Cameron has launched the Black History Before Slavery campaign initiative with the aim of shining the light on the vast history of the African diaspora before the Arab and European slave trades. The new campaign tour which will be spearheaded by Maximum Impact Success Academies and Maximum Impact Travel Tours, a travel company associated with Mr. Cameron. The initiative will encourage people to visit different Africa diaspora destinations worldwide to learn about African culture, cuisine, art and history.
In an exclusive interview published on Maximum Impact Success Academies and Maximum Impact Travel Tours website, Jay revealed that his interest shifted to African diaspora travel after a life-changing trip to Ghana. His experience in Ghana opened the door to more exploration on the continent of Africa. Theses adventures led him to successfully climb to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro and experience a Serengeti safari in Tanzania. Jay has also traveled to African diaspora destinations in Ethiopia, Zanzibar, Togo, Benin and Salvador, Bahia in Brazil.
Speaking enthusiastically on the new venture, Jay emphasized the need to move away from the myths and negative stereotypes about Africa by experiencing the first-hand account of the motherland.
He comments, “My goal is to highlight the rich history of the Africa diaspora that existed before Arab and European slavery in an effort to dispel the myths and to promote a greater cultural awareness about the continent of Africa. I established Maximum Impact Travel to provide the perfect opportunity for the African diaspora to connect with their history while having the experience of a lifetime. African Diaspora Destinations brings to life the destinations revealed in our DNA.”
The launch of the Black History Before Slavery campaign tour comes at a time when Americans are preparing to recognize Black History Month which is celebrated in February. The annual event is a remembrance of important people and events in the history of African Diaspora. Maximum Impact Travel Tours has already planned special packages for travelers to commemorate these events. The company also offers comprehensive guidance on the best planning such as destinations and appropriate travel time to make sure you make the most out of your trip to Africa.
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About Jay Cameron
Jay Cameron enjoys a multi-faceted career that has spanned nearly 30 years as an entrepreneur, speaker, playwright, community leader and philanthropist. His live events and cutting edge, original stage productions have reached more than 200,000 people nationwide. Jay’s mission is to educate and inspire through entertainment. As a former top-rated radio announcer in the Washington, DC area, Jay is involved in several community activities.
In 2008, he created the 10,000 Back-To-School book bag giveaway to provide school supplies and book bags for underserved communities. He founded Urban Change and Maximum Impact, two youth programs that focus on performing arts, life skills and money management. Maximum Impact Academies trains families on how to go to obtain a debt free college degree. He has also created personal development and parenting workshops, financial classes and healthy relationships seminars. Learn more about Jay at http://jaycameron.com
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