Eddie Banks Crosson is a professional college speaker/facilitator who lives in Northern Liberties and works out — lifting weights and running — five times a week. Originally from Alabama, the 38-year-old stands an eye-catching 6-foot-5 and has built a life around advancing communities of color.

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