BLACK is…the New Sheriff UPDATE!

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Allow me to introduce you to Ryan Anthony Lumas. Who is  Ryan Anthony Lumas? Besides being my friend and  former member of the US Navy, whom I’ve had the pleasure  of serving with, Ryan is a writer, artist, cartoonist, actor,  comedian, rapper, verteran and he recently, by chance, added political activist to his resume. How so? By simply doing a family member a favor and writing a song.

Ryan was asked to put together a rap about Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel and professor of law at Harvard University. In a new western-themed music video from Main Street Brigade, featuring Ryan, Warren is hailed as “the new sheriff.” The spot highlights her deep credentials and makes the case for why she should be the Obama administration’s pick to head the recently-established CFPA.

A Time Magazine cover story published in May, lauded Warren as one of “the new sheriffs of Wall Street.” Ryan, and the Main Street Brigade took it from there.

Since the  video’s viral appearance on YouTube and FunnyOrDie.com , it has caught the attention of other sites, including the Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, Federal Times, Washington Post,  and even BloombergTV.

I’d like to give a BLACKis shout out and congrats to Ryan Anthony Lumas. Keep entertaining while educating, and inspiring us ALL!

UPDATE!

Ryan was recently featured in a New York Times arcticle! here

-Mr.CEO

2 Comments on "BLACK is…the New Sheriff UPDATE!"

  1. NikStar Aug 18, 2010 · 8:22 pm

    Loving this!! I shared this link on the forum for Story Ideas on Jon Stewart’s website along with the video! :D

  2. Mr. CEO Aug 23, 2010 · 10:25 pm

    thank you so much!

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