Edmond W. Davis (1976-) is a Philadelphia (Pa.) native but has made a national name as a thought leader, award-winning professor, actor, and public figure. Davis is the only college or university faculty member out of 1.5 million at degree-granting post-secondary institutions in higher education in the U.S. who has not only gone from ‘homeless to history professor’ but he’s developed a unique list of accomplishments, along the way. This list includes; 20 years as an assistant professor of history, a national radio host/producer, an Amazon #1 author, an ‘Educator of the Year’ award (2021), director of an HBCU research consortium (Derek Olivier Research Institute, aka 'DORI'), a ground-breaking career services director who’s credited with orchestrated America’s first HBCU Black Wall Street Career Fest, a certified/licensed IAPP media journalist, wrote the 1st and only Arkansas’ Tuskegee Airmen history textbook and was an honorary vice commander with the 314AW in the USAF to name a few.
Davis and his wife (Monica) are founders of RESPOND-I-BILITY, a national community-based program that shows youth and young adults how to respond-responsibly to law enforcement & within their own peer groups. As an actor, Davis is known for NBC’s BLUFF CITY LAW (2019)as the courthouse jail deputy and SELMA: The Untold Stories (2020) as a protester. Davis’ has a unique position being a national leader in Tuskegee Airmen history, and Black Fratricides. www.edmondwdavis.com