A New Orleans native and American Horror Story actor Ameer Baraka is spreading awareness for dyslexia. He talks about his childhood battle with dyslexia and how it led him to a life of crime. <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border-width:0″ src=”http://interactive.tegna-media.com/video/embed/embed.html?id=2189440&type=video&title=New%20Orleans%20Actor%20Testifies%20About%20Dyslexia&site=289&playerid=6918249996581&dfpid=32805352&dfpposition=Video_prestream_external§ion=home”></iframe>
From dealing to prison, this actor, author was featured on OWN NETWORK and his new memoir takes schools by storm.
Ameer Baraka, a convicted felon who turned his own life around, spends at least one day a week at the Orleans Parish Jail mentoring youth inmates. On his way in today, he received the news that 15-year-old Jaquin Thomas took his own life. “This kid had a future. He was a smart, intelligent kid. He […]
Another AMAZING speech from the #SayDyslexia Rally in #DC!! “American Horror Story: Coven’s” Ameer Baraka speaks about the importance a parent can play in the life of a dyslexic, and shares about his own struggle with dyslexia.Growing up in the projects of New Orleans, no one in his neighborhood knew what dyslexia is or discussed […]