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kelsey minor

New York, New York

Kelsey Minor is an 'EMMY Award-Winning Journalist' and Columbia College Chicago graduate. He secured his first regional Emmy nomination and win while working in Boise, Idaho and his second while working in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kelsey previous worked as a reporter and writer with African-based Arise News Network.

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Kelsey moved to New York City in 2013 where he works as a freelancer with multiple news outlets, including News 12 Networks as a news anchor and Fox News Channel where we works as a writer.

Redemption Song tell the true life story of a young boy of color in the segregated south and his understanding that hiding his sexual orientation was best. People took notice anyway and he was bullied and discriminated against. This story tells the unbelievable strength it took to overcome adversity and come out victorious.

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Redemption Song

A true-life story on the will to survive bullies and discrimination and come out victorious.

Born into a very large Mississippi family, I immediately knew that I was not like everyone else. My differences were more than being a little black boy born to parents in a segregated south. Bullying was constant growing up and that carried on into adulthood. Redemption Song is about triumph; the will to overcome and be great.

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  • Karla Crone
    on Aug. 2, 2016, 8:05 p.m.

    Love you, Twin. Continue to live in your purpose.

  • kelsey minor
    on Aug. 2, 2016, 8:12 p.m.

    Karla --- thank you for believing in me and always having the best encouraging words to say! Can't wait to reach this goal so you can enjoy the read.

  • LATRICE CROW
    on Aug. 2, 2016, 8:28 p.m.

    Remember I want a to recognized along with my unborn child. Thank you!

  • JoJo Tijerina
    on Aug. 3, 2016, 8:13 p.m.

    Love you! So proud of you and your accomplishments!

  • Jatonda Baggett
    on Aug. 5, 2016, 10:49 p.m.

    I look forward to reading your book. May God continue to bless you in such a way that you will know it was nobody but him!!!!

  • MIchele minor
    on Aug. 6, 2016, 2:35 p.m.

    So proud of you! I can't wait to read your new book.

  • D'Andrea Robinson
    on Aug. 11, 2016, 7:23 a.m.

    I'm excited and honored to read your story and am proud to witness you walking in your truth.