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Ambi Renee

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Amberly R. Carter is the cousin of Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley. The viral contest winning vlogger and accomplished entrepreneur is also the CEO of Mamie Till Mobley Enterprise, Inc. a multi-brand corporation. She is a published author in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Don King’s historical newspaper The Call & Post and Essence.com and is a verified source on diversity issues in the New York Times. Following in the footsteps of her beloved cousin, Mamie, Amberly has been a freedom fighter and strong advocate for students' rights.

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Amberly R. Carter, M. Ed

Amberly is an author, speaker and entrepreneur.  She is the cousin of Emmett Till, 14 year old Chicago boy who was kidnapped and murdered in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a White woman in Money, MS. Till’s killers were acquitted by an all-White jury after 67 minutes of deliberation but later confessed to the crime for $4,000 to Look Magazine. Emmett Till’s murder and his mother, Mamie Till Mobley’s decision to hold an open casket funeral sparked the Civil Rights Movement. It was the sight of his brutalized body on the cover of Jet Magazine that pushed many who had been content to stay on the sidelines directly into the fight for justice.

Amberly is the CEO of
Mamie Till Mobley Enterprise, Inc.[1] a multi-brand company that works to carry out the legacy of advocacy work started by Mamie Till Mobley.  Follow her motivational messages through the hashtag #AdvanceYourLegacy #PowerMovesOnly. 
Amberly has also written a coming-of-age memoir called 
Buried Alive: Remembering 7 Lessons Mamie Taught Me on Black Leadership[2] which she will be releasing in Fall of 2016. Follow updates about this book through the hashtag #MamieTaughtMe. 
Amberly is the host of
The Institute for Leadership Change Podcast[3] where she shares powerful stories about Black excellence and interviews brilliant Black college students, Higher Ed professionals and influential activists in the community. (available on iTunes[4] and SoundCloud[5])
Amberly is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., earned her Bachelor of Arts in English: Writing from Millikin University and a Masters in Education from The University of South Florida.

Amberly has been featured/published in
The New York Times[6], The Beautiful Projects' #DearBlackGirl[7] campaign, Roll Out Magazine, Colorlines[8], Truthout[9], Towards Freedom[10] and the Illinois Times[11]. She is a former contributor with The Call Post Newspaper, Fashion For a Cure, Blushing Ambers, FaithFitBeauty, Essence.com[12] and Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

[1]: http://www.mamietillmobley.com
[2]: http://mamietaughtme.com
[3]: http://studio1955network.com
[4]: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/institute-for-leadership-change/id1084224583
[5]: https://soundcloud.com/mamietaughtme
[6]: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/02/nyregion/racism-charges-in-bus-incident-and-their-unraveling-upset-u-of-albany.html?_r=0
[7]: http://www.thebeautifulproject.org/home/index.php/dearblackgirl-your-mere-existence-is-revolutionary/
[8]: http://www.colorlines.com/articles/photos-go-inside-movement-black-lives-national-convening
[9]: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/32225-a-bold-and-brilliant-new-moment-in-the-struggle-for-black-liberation
[10]: http://www.towardfreedom.com/29-archives/activm/3997-black-love-matters-the-movement-for-black-lives-convergence-in-cleveland
[11]: http://events.illinoistimes.com/events/view/76128/black-history-month-events-at-millikin.html
[12]: http://www.essence.com/2012/08/02/painting-away-the-pain-how-makeup-artistry-helped-heal-my-depression

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Update #3 - Tell A Friend! June 1, 2016

This is a pre-order campaign for my book. Much like you see pre-orders for books on Amazon.com, only my book is being offered exclusively through a crowdfunding company that focuses on raising money for authors. The goal is to reach 100 book sales in the pre-order campaign. Once that's done, major publishing corporations will consider publishing my book for me. What does that mean? They will edit, recreate the cover and determine the marketing strategy prior to the actual launch of the book. 

The book will not be shipped out until after pre-order campaign is completed... You've paid ahead to receive the first 100 copies printed.

I hope this brings more clarity on the process.

With that said, I am lagging behind on sales... The campaign is at its half way point and I haven't sold 50% of my books yet. I can only reach this goal with the support of friend and family. If you know someone who promised to buy a book, tell them to do it today. 

Once the pre-order campaign ends the price will be raised to $25 for paperback. This is their chance to get the the book at a lower price, no taxes, no shipping fees and signed by me for only $15. 

Thank you for supporting my work as a Black author, but most importantly, Advance Your Legacy!