Weekdays 4pm – 7pm
Derrick Boazman, a native Atlantan, was born and reared on Atlanta’s southside. In 1997, he was elected to the Atlanta City Council and was re-elected for his second term in 2001. Councilmember Boazman resigned his seat on the city council in April 2004.
Mr. Boazman is President and CEO of Facilitation Strategies, Inc., which specializes in strategic planning and group facilitation activities. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Morris Brown College, where he began his political career as President of the Student Government Association. He serves as a certified trainer teaching community leadership and organizational development skills for Midwest Academy, an instruction entity that travels throughout the country, and at the Fanning Leadership Institute of the University of Georgia in Athens. He has also served as an instructor at the Community Development Institute at Clark Atlanta University.
Mr. Boazman contends that “education is an equalizer”, and lives his life accordingly, by formally serving as a Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) officer at Price Middle School and currently as a member of the PTA at Perkerson Elementary School. He is currently very active with the United Youth-Adult Conference (UYAC).
In 2000 Mr. Boazman was the recipient of the Concerned Black Clergy of Metro Atlanta, Inc.’s “Award for Outstanding Contribution in Politics” and Morris Brown College’s “Going the Distance – Career Achievement Award”. He was the 1997 recipient of the “Human Service Award” from the Georgia Greater Metro chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers. He also received the 1996 Community Service Award from the Atlanta Project. Being selected as one of ten people to serve on the President’s Summit for America’s Future Committee, by former United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell, was one of his proudest moments. Mr. Boazman was also selected to be a prestigious German Marshall Fund Fellow. In 2002, he traveled abroad throughout Europe studying state, local and national government issues. His travels took him to Brataslava, Slovakia, Berlin, Germany, Marseille, France, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Boazman was also selected by the American Council of Young Political Leaders. This organization is a bipartisan leadership development program that identifies promising younger leaders under the age of 40 and provides them with opportunity to travel abroad to examine
the impact of U.S. foreign policy. He has also traveled to Egypt and Israel.
Councilmember Boazman is an outspoken advocate for the rights of minorities and has appeared on CNN’s Talkback Live, Nightline, Court TV, dozens of nationally syndicated radio
programs, as well as being interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the New Yorker Magazine.
Mr. Boazman is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and is very active with the Prince Hall Affiliated Masons where he has attained the 33rd degree. Mr. Boazman is a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church.
Are you a fan of golf? Do you enjoy putting for the sport or for leisure? Or are you like Derrick Boazman, and just like to look like you know how to play? Well come [...]
Let Us Make Man is this weekend. Register for your spot today. So the show we had Gary White and Doug Evans. They were on the show to talk about their seminar on how to [...]
Today on Too Much Truth, DB talks to movie Director, Mischa Webley. He is known for the debut feature, “The Kill Hole.” The movie is about at troubled veteran, who is plagued by his actions in Iraq. Recently [...]
The news is still buzzing about the horrific bombing that took place yesterday in Boston during the marathon race. It has been confirmed that three people were killed, including an 8-year-old boy. Hundreds of other [...]
Today on Too Much Truth, DB followed the breaking news out of Boston today. During the Boston Marathon, two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more that 125 others. It [...]
Let Us Make Man is quickly approaching. So today on Too Much Truth, not only did DB have one guest, but five special guest to help motivate you to get down to Columbus, GA for [...]
Get your 2013 Truthy Awards and Radio Legends Ball tickets today. Five TICKET OUTLETS have been listed below! You can also go to http://www.truthyawards.eventbrite.com now! The event date has been moved to FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013 [...]
It’s about that time again for Let Us Make Man. This week, DB will talk to a few of the speakers who will be there to teach different seminars that are offered to help educate, develop [...]
Join Be A King with Kwanza Hall, Derrick Boazman and Jay Roberson on April 4, 2013. This day marks the 45th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. So join us at the King Center [...]
Atlanta Street Vendors were forced to leave their posts by the city of Atlanta. The vendors were told to pack up their merchandise and leave by police. The vendors typically like to work around the [...]