Mr. Hank Stewart is an Emmy Award winning author, philanthropist, activist, and Poet Laureate. Celebrating more than 25 years as an artist, Hank’s talent has afforded him unique opportunities to recite his work to the mother of the civil rights movement, Mrs. Rosa Parks, and to First Lady Michelle Obama. He has written and performed commercials for The McDonalds Corporation and WAGA-Atlanta Black History, which resulted in 2007 Emmy, Promax, and Gabby awards.
Hank has an appreciation and respect for civil rights legends and their sacrifices, and cherishes the opportunities he has had to sit at the feet of Dr. Joseph Lowery, Mrs. Xernona Clayton, Ambassador Andrew Young, Dr. C.T. Vivian, Dr. Charles Steele, Congressman John Lewis, Attorney Janice Mathis, Dr. Thomas Todd, and his mentor Dr. Cameron Madison Alexander.
Along with Gwen Mason, Hank co-founded The Stewart Foundation in 2006, a youth leadership organization, and developed A Leader of Tomorrow (A.L.O.T.), where they have impacted thousands of young people and students. Hank has registered thousands of voters and helps reshape local, state, and national elections.