Quis Colion, 35, is a Black artist, Black poet and Black entrepreneur. He is a United States Air Force veteran. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in audio production from the Art Institute of California-San Diego. He is passionate about the youth because he knows that they are the future, and without them, we too are lost. Quis is the founder of Bettering Lives with African Consciousness and Knowledge, or B.L.A.C.K., because it is his belief that in order to empower anyone, you must first have knowledge of self. He uses his voice through spoken word and music to bring awareness to the continuous injustice in our society. He uses his platform to battle those injustices by any means necessary.