death and social media

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I had the honor this past weekend of attending the Alpha Phi Alpha Eastern Region Leadership Development Institute’s Ecumenical and Awards Program. The program is designed to equip young African American males, ages 15 to 19, with leadership skills. This year’s theme was “ Leadership: Learning, Leading and Leveraging.” The program was on the campus of Howard University, in Washington, D.C. The young men, called ambassadors, one of whom was my cousin, were from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. They participated in enrichment workshops and tours and got to experience dorm and campus life. They were also surrounded by a group of positive men who took an interest in molding their future.
When you die, what will happen to your social media? What you can do about your digital afterlife
Just when you thought you had all the important documents you need to know your loved one's wishes - power of attorney, will, health care directive, perhaps Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) - here's another to consider: a social media will.
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