Damario Solomon-Simmons Featured Speaker at Jesse Jackson’s 43rd National Convention

Damario Solomon-Simmons will participate in Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push National Convention’s Sports Roundtable: The Business of Sports “Race, Diversity and Inclusion:Leveling the Playing Field on and off the Field July 1, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois.  “I am extremely honored, humbled, and HYPED that Rev. Jackson invited me back to participate in this discussion during Rainbow Push National Conference next weekend …

Ginnie Graham: MVP: Fatherhood Weekend highlights men as parents, mentors

By GINNIE GRAHAM World Staff Writer | 1 comment Maybe it shouldn’t have surprised anyone when more than 550 people packed into a church last year to talk about fatherhood and single parents. After all, about 40 percent of births in Oklahoma are to unmarried mothers. Maybe it shouldn’t have surprised anyone when more than 550 people packed into a church last year …

Tulsa People Magazine’s Five questions: Damario Solomon-Simmons, Esq., M.Ed.

Damario Solomon-Simmons is a Tulsa native, an attorney and legislative liaison for the Oklahoma Policy Institute, a recent Booker T. Washington Hall of Fame inductee, a University of Oklahoma graduate and a former OU linebacker. He also is writing a book with the working title, “How the Sports Lottery is Destroying Black Communities,” that suggests a paradigm shift in the ways young …

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Teaching Today for Tomorrow!

Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses his partnership with former NBA Star and Fatherhood Author Etan Thomas as they presented the 1st MVP Fatherhood Weekend Saturday April 6, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Fatherhood Weekend featured a “Manhood Conference” targeting 100 Black young males. During the conference the young men will learn the importance of educational achievement, self-esteem, and understanding how to …