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Mz Optimizm Speaks to Mr David Lamb, Writer and Producer of Platinos and Collard Greens

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David Lamb David was born in Queens, NY & grew-up in Astoria Housing Projects(where Hip Hop music really began).David is a graduate of Hunter College,the Woodrow Wilson School of Public &International Affairs at Princeton University, & NYU School of Law.After graduating from law school,David began working as a public finance attorney at a Wall Street firm.While practicing law, David’s unique entrepreneurial spirit drove him to form a publishing company through which he published his first novel,“Do Platanos Go Wit Collard Greens?”.This novel was widely hailed first for achieving critical&commercial success as a self-published work,&second for exploring the oft-ignored subject of relations between African-Americans& Latinos.In fact,the novel became the linchpin in a study-guide used by NYC's Alternative High School system. David has been invited to speak to&has enchanted crowds at more than 100 colleges &universities across the country.David has built on his publishing success by scripting & producing two plays, Platanos&Collard Greens & From Auction Block to Hip Hop, both of which have achieved critical success in the NYC theater market & nationally in the college market. The Awesome Cast of Platanos and Collard Greens! Platanos and Collard Greens Logo