How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State, asks parents, friends and relatives to support children from before they even get to primary school, through community and a strong sense of responsibility. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.) It will be 15 minutes well spent learning lessons from his long life experience. Oh, and he describes himself as a “straight C student”. Hard to believe in light of his accomplishments.
General Colin Powell was the first African-American to serve as U.S. Secretary of State. Full bio »