Empowerment comedian Ernie G. entertains and inspires at Blair

Oct. 16, 2018, 7:32 p.m. | By Emmy Song | 5 years, 4 months ago

Ernie G. visits Blair in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Empowerment comedian Ernie G. speaks to Blazers during an assembly. Photo courtesy of Catherine Lo.

On Friday, Oct. 12, empowerment comedian Ernie G. spoke to a packed auditorium at Blair during third period in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. He entertained and inspired students with his energetic personality and relatable anecdotes.

As an empowerment comedian, Ernie G. used humor to discuss important and sensitive topics, such as destigmatizing mental health and defying Latino and Hispanic stereotypes. He also discussed surpassing other people's expectations and believing in oneself. "Half of me is a clown, up here telling jokes. Half of me is a profound person who wants each and every one of your souls to be touched, moved and inspired," he said.

Last updated: Oct. 16, 2018, 7:33 p.m.

Tags: Hispanic Heritage Month Ernie G. empowerment

Emmy Song. Hi! I'm Emmy and I'm a senior at Blair. When I'm not working on SCO, I can be found solving math problems, curating Spotify playlists, or watching the sun set. More »

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