LeRon L. Barton is a writer, two time author, and speaker from Kansas City, living in San Diego that talks about race, mass incarceration, being Black in tech, stuttering, and the power of story telling. I am a three time TEDx speaker that has been published in Salon, Black Enterprise, YourTango, Harvard Business Review, and Slate. I want to empower everyone to tell their own story and be heard.