Brandon “Real [email protected]” Williams, an SIU alumnus and noted slam poet, presents his speech, “The Power of the Tongue,” Thursday during the 2013 Minority Student Leadership Conference in the Student Center. Williams’ speech discussed the importance of knowing one’s identity and the steps required to reach one’s full potential. The conference, which was sponsored by Blacks Interested in Business, the College of Business and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, featured a vendor fair, various workshops and a luncheon. Laura Roberts-Daily Egyptian