Demetrius Frazier

Literacy Advocate and Entrepreneur.

Demetrius Frazier is a native of Queens, NY, and a graduate of Virginia Union University (a historically Black university in Richmond, VA) and the University of Richmond, earning his Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Strategic Leadership.  He is the current Chief Learning Officer of a multi billion dollar manufacturing company and Board President of Black Men Read, a literacy nonprofit he co-founded in 2019.

Demetrius loves to read and believes literacy is the greatest avenue to societal growth and evolution.  This passion for literacy led him and his wife, Celena, to open Resist Booksellers, a reader and activist focused bookstore based in historic Petersburg, VA.

He is a husband and father of 4. In his spare time, he builds crypto mining rigs, reads and travels.

‘There is a moment where you have to choose whether to be silent or stand up’

Malala Yousafzai