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Aug 23, 2012, 08:20 ET Using Chess to Wipe Out Bullying, Improve Dropout Rates and Test Scores

"Winning isn't just for games -- it's a game plan for life. The only way we can win our future is to teach and empower our youth," says author and...


Jul 27, 2012, 07:55 ET Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson Will Show Students How to Win at 3rd Annual Kentuckiana Post Secondary College Expo

1+1=U, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization that helps to further the education of young men and women beyond high school, announces its 3rd Annual...


May 15, 2012, 08:10 ET BE SOMEONE's Orrin Checkmate Hudson Will Join Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo Hosted by Nationwide Designed to Encourage, Promote and Profit Minority Businesses, Chicago Hilton, May 23-25

BLACK ENTERPRISE will kick off its 2012 Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo hosted by Nationwide Insurance on Wednesday, May 23, at the Chicago Hilton...


Mar 29, 2012, 09:34 ET Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson Presents 'Creating Visibility for The Least, The Last & The Lost' in Vancouver, Monday, April 2

International Speaker Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson, founder of BE SOMEONE, is 980,000 students away from his lifetime goal of reaching one million...


Mar 22, 2012, 03:45 ET Queen of Success and Chess King Team Up to Help Kids Make the Right Moves, Saturday, March 24

Move over, Caped Crusader! Hit the cave, Bat Woman! Make room for the real-life "Dynamic Duo." Renowned entrepreneur and "Success Against the Odds"...


Dec 22, 2011, 07:55 ET Holy Happy New Year, Batman and Batwoman ... There's a New Dynamic Duo in Town

Move over, Caped Crusader! Hit the cave, Batwoman! Make room for the real-life "Dynamic Duo!" Renowned entrepreneur and "Success Against the Odds"...


Dec 14, 2011, 09:10 ET Free Holiday Event to Benefit BE SOMEONE and Toys for Tots

In collaboration with East New York Entertainment, LLC and JBrown1 Music Group, SCardwell Productions presents the Notes of Inspiration (NOI) holiday ...


Nov 18, 2011, 08:33 ET Great Visual Story for Weekend in Atlanta: Steve Harvey's Mentoring Weekend to Include Master Motivator Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson

WHAT: Comedian Steve Harvey is hosting a Mentoring Weekend designed to provide positive lessons and role models to Metro Atlanta-area young people,...


Oct 04, 2011, 07:55 ET Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson Joins Comedian Steve Harvey to Teach Life Skills to Area At-Risk Young Men This Weekend

For the third time this year, Atlanta's Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson has been asked to join comedian Steve Harvey as they teach life skills to area young ...


Sep 15, 2011, 02:29 ET Be Someone Founder Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson Brings His Life-Size Chess Board to Georgia World Congress Center

This weekend, Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, at FSO-20 (http://v103.radio.com/fso20/), Be Someone founder Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson...


Jul 29, 2011, 10:39 ET Chess Champ Says Game Teaches Children to Be Winners

Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson, like many other citizens, has been saddened by the harm inflicted on many children by the Atlanta Public Schools' cheating...


Jun 10, 2011, 08:05 ET Steve Harvey's Father's Day Mentoring Weekend to Include Master Motivator Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson

WHAT: Comedian Steve Harvey is hosting a Father's Day Mentoring Weekend designed to provide positive lessons and role models to Dallas-area young...


May 18, 2011, 07:55 ET Nation's Leading African American Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives to Gather in Atlanta, May 22-24

BLACK ENTERPRISE will kick off its 2011 Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo hosted by Nationwide Insurance on Sunday, May 22, at the Atlanta Marriott...


Apr 22, 2011, 10:02 ET Steve Harvey and CNN Profile Master Motivator and Mentor Orrin Hudson

Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson is making dynamic strides across the country as he has become a nationally recognized and highly sought-after motivational...


Mar 15, 2011, 08:26 ET University of Akron Hosts Fourth Annual Black Male Summit April 8th and 9th

The University of Akron will host its fourth annual Black Male Summit Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 at the Student Union to bring awareness...


Mar 08, 2011, 01:52 ET Brains Before Bullets: Former State Trooper Teaches Students to Think It Out, Don't Shoot It Out

Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson, founder of BE SOMEONE, is 980,000 students away from his lifetime goal of reaching one million youngsters with his message...


Feb 17, 2011, 08:29 ET Steve Harvey Invites Master Motivator and Mentor Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson to Join Him During Mentoring Weekend in Los Angeles

Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson, "Master Motivator, Teacher and Mentor," from Atlanta, will join comedian Steve Harvey this Saturday during Harvey's...


Feb 04, 2011, 11:12 ET Chess Champ and Mentor Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson Shows Kids How a Game Can Help Wipe Out Bullying and Boost Achievement

"Winning isn't just for games - it's a game plan for life. The only way we can win our future is to teach and empower our youth," says author and...


Aug 12, 2010, 07:50 ET South Effingham High School to Host International Speaker, Orrin Checkmate Hudson, at Their Back-to-School Pep Rally

International motivational speaker and author of "One Move at a Time" Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson challenges students to make the right moves. His...


Jul 12, 2010, 07:55 ET Youth Organization Founder Wins 38th Annual World Open Speed Chess Competition to Inspire Youth to Be Someone

Atlanta Be Someone founder Orrin Checkmate Hudson celebrated Independence Day by taking first place in the 5-Minute Blitz Chess Championship at the...


Jun 24, 2010, 08:28 ET As Mayor Nutter Celebrates A-Nutter Birthday, Orrin 'Checkmate' Hudson Challenges Mayor Nutter to 'Get in the Game' for Philadelphia's Kids

2010 World Open Chess Tournament, July 1-6, 2010 -- Philadelphia's inquiring minds want to know ... "Does Mayor 'Wonder Mike' Nutter have all the...