The first graduate of Message Media Ed's Digital Scholars (Book Writing & Publishing) Program! Demontae Thompson, a 19 year old student at Cal State University Northridge, entered the Digital Scholars program in the Fall of 2011. After lots of writing, re-writing, guest speakers, training in online marketing, editing, formatting and more, with the support of instructor, Dr. Shani Byard, Raised From Scratch is now available as an e-book and hard copy! Purchase your book today and support this new author and the Digital Scholars program!
Message Media Ed to close the digital divide and advance leadership and innovation in the African American community of South Los Angeles!
Raised From Scratch is Demontae's first book! Emancipated from foster care, he was raised in Compton, Ca. with his twin brother. This autobiography documents inspirational life lessons, woven by poetic mantras and self-reflections. Demontae is a life-long learner and advocate for equality and change.
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