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5.3.21 - GAME ON EPISODE 2
Did you know that 83% of Black teenagers play video games but Black people only represent 2% of game developers??? Watch this video to find out how we can change this and the many other ways our youth can enter the gaming field!
5.3.21 - GAME ON EPISODE 1
Futures First Gaming and Real Talk Session Series bring to you an educational eSports video series #GameOn🎮 eSports is one of the world’s fastest growing Billion dollar 💰 industries that Black and Brown people NEED to know about. Check out this video for a quick eSports 101 lesson and don’t forget to subscribe to our channel!
12.12.20 - ESPORTS AS A PROFESSION
Esports is currently a $159 billion dollar industry. However, many individuals do not know about the opportunities or how to get into the industry. This panel featuring Hot 97's HipHopGamer (Gerard Williams), Dale "Meat Popsicle" Harvey and James Whitner (RSN Esportz), takes an in depth look at a why more gamers of color aren't in the industry and explores ways to change that narrative!
12.12.20 - ESPORTS TO HELP CURB TEEN VIOLENCE
Hot 97's HipHopGamer returns with Dr. Darryl Chambers, Alisia Drew and FFG Affiliates RSN Esportz & Training Grounds to discuss how Esports can be utilized to help guide today's youth in a positive direction. Too often the media controls the narrative but yet the positive stories of how Esports has helped break the cycles that often lead to conflict and violence go unreported.
12.12.20 - ESPORTS TO DRIVE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Keshia Walker, Coach Christopher Turner, Logan Herring, Tad Sare, Markevis Gideon and Tariq "Big Body Small Wheels" Hook discuss why Esports should be a staple in today's education system, due to it's power to provide countless career path opportunities for today's youth from Coding to Animation to IT Technician to a host of Career fields tied to Esports!
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7.12.20 - FFG ANGRY PANDAS ESPORTS TEAM SIGNING
Learn about how FFG leverages esports to attract and educate youth on the possibilities of future careers in the esports and STEM industries. And check out our Angry Panda Fortnite Clan!