Malcolm Kelly is a foremost thinker and teacher in the field
of personal growth and self-reliance. He is a Social Philosopher whose
books, articles, and speeches contribute to improving the human conditions
in our society.
Malcolm conducts empowerment solutions™ workshops that focus on a new way to think and live. He is a keynote speaker,
lecturer, and panelist for diverse business, educational, and social organizations
throughout the country. As a writer, he shares his thought-provoking ideas
in books, online blogs,
and major newspapers. His social philosophy teaches individuals how to
accept personal responsibility and develop a self-reliance action plan
to overcome victim consciousness.
Malcolm has a diverse background in business, education,
and social organizations. He has served as chairman of the Oakland Civil
Services Commission, a director of the Bay Area Urban League, president
of the Alameda County Industry Education Council, and a successful business
He has B.A and M.A. degrees in Philosophy, and was a student
of renowned Stanford professor of Philosophy, Dr. John Goheen. He continues
his education by developing workshops to change the dysfunctional behavior
that causes individuals to think of themselves as victims.
He is the author of the highly acclaimed books The New
African American Man and Let There Be Life. His most recent
book, Seeds from the Ashes, reflects his latest ideas on self-reliance
and personal growth. He is president of MKA Consulting Services and the founder of the National BYE Society.