The importance of pushing through fear of the unknown to honor our ancestors and pave the way for those behind us.
If you are feeling lost or confused about your purpose in life, this book will challenge you to think about how you can use your talents, treasures and time to serve others around you.
What do you want people to come to you for? This book confronts the many ways society dictates who we are or where we should be going. Amberly shares how living a life of authenticity has brought her freedom.
Have you ever beeHave you ever been blindsided by a break-up or an ended friendship? Have you fallen off the wagon while trying to lose weight? It's time to deal with disappointment differently. Market your mistakes as lessons learned and preserve the legacy of your personal brand.
Attract Your Tribe, Wake Up Liberated and Build Something That Out Lives You
From birth, her family’s ties to America’s greatest stain on justice placed her at the heart of a movement for Black lives.
In Advance Your Legacy, Amberly shares her personal journey through life, how she tapped into her power and started living everyday more generously and unapologetic. The power broker and cultural influencer has penned her girls’ guide on how to carry forth accomplishments, beliefs and values for generations to come. She demonstrates, through her stories of success and failure, how to leverage influence to change people’s thoughts and behavior with 5 strategic power moves.
Amberly R. Carter, M.Ed (pronouns: she/her) is a student leadership and social justice educator. She is also the cousin of Emmett Till. In her full-time job, Amberly works as an Assistant Director at The University at Albany. In her role, she coordinates diversity and inclusion programs and facilitates dialogues for faculty, staff and students within the Multicultural Resource Center and Interfaith Center. Prior to working at The University at Albany, Amberly held positions at Morehead State University and Governors State University. Amberly graduated with a B.A. in English: Writing from Millikin University in Decatur, IL and holds an M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction: Higher Education – College Student Affairs from The University of South Florida in Tampa, FL.
In 2016, she launched Mamie Till Mobley Enterprise, Inc. to assist families who have lost loved ones to community violence in the startup of their memorial foundations and at that time also assisted in the passing of The Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 (S.2854/HR.5067). The law calls for “the full accounting of all victims whose deaths or disappearances were the result of racially-motivated crimes” and for authorities to hold criminals accountable. The law summary also states that the DOJ and FBI will keep families regularly informed about the status of the investigations and make case information accessible to the public.
Amberly is the host of the Mamie Taught Me Podcast, a weekly podcast featuring an intimate reflection and piercing look into life, business and social justice. (available on iTunes and SoundCloud)
Amberly has also written a coming-of-age memoir called Buried Alive: Remembering 7 Lessons Mamie Taught Me on Black Leadership.
Amberly has been featured/published in The New York Times, The Beautiful Projects' #DearBlackGirl campaign, Women and Children's Rights in Africa's documentary on #BringBackOurGirls, Roll Out Magazine, Colorlines, Truthout, Towards Freedom and the Illinois Times. She is a former contributor with The Call & Post Newspaper, Fashion For a Cure, Blushing Ambers, FaithFitBeauty, Essence.com and Diverse Issues in Higher Education.