Search Results for African-American

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Adrienne Dixson

Dr. Adrienne D. Dixson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization

AJ Carr

Youth Actor, Community Activist, and Speaker on Leadership, Decision Making and Success

Andre Tippett

Hall of Fame Linebacker and Executive Director of Community Affairs, New England Patriots

Brian Holloway

Stanford All-American, 5 x NFL All-Pro, 1st round draft pick to the New England Patriots,

Briana Scurry

Widely recognized as one of the world’s best female soccer goalkeepers

Bruce George

Poet, Activist, Co-Founder of the critically acclaimed award winning “Russell Simmons’s Def Poetry Jam”

Cedric King

Purple Heart recipient, double amputee, endurance athlete, author of The Making Point: How to succeed when you’re at your breaking point

Celeste Headlee

Award-winning journalist, public speaker and author of the book We Need To Talk – How To Have Conversations That Matter

Christopher Gardner

He conquered grave challenges to become a successful entrepreneur, his autobiography “The Pursuit of Happyness” was made into a major motion picture

Clifton Taulbert

According to Clifton L. Taulbert, noted author, educator, lecturer and entrepreneur, he could have failed

Daymond John

Founder & CEO of FUBU, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank, Entrepreneur and Branding Expert

Devin Robinson

Pulitzer prize-winning newspaper columnist, social activist, author

Donna Brazile

Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein

Dorian Warren

Dorian T. Warren is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, the School of

Dr. Alveda King

Dr. Alveda C. King is actively working toward her purpose in life, to glorify God.

Dr. Bertice Berry

Author of four novels and two humor books, sociologist, and award winning lecturer

Dr. Hilda Hutcherson

Dr. Hilda Hutcherson grew up in Tuskegee, Alabama. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford

Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Best Selling Author and Lecturer who has Dedicated his Career to Addressing the Ills Afflicting Black Culture in the United States

Dr. Lonise Bias

After the tragic death of her two sons, Dr. Bias decided to bring new solutions to solve old problems in her speeches

Dr. Michelle Gourdine

Physician, author, speaker and expert in preventive health and wellness, with a special emphasis on African American health

Dr. Ronald Ferguson

MIT-trained economist and author focused on social and economic challenges

Dr. Steve Perry

Educational Leader, Author, Daytime TV Host, Personal Responsibility Advocate

Egypt Sherrod

Egypt Sherrod has been named “America’s most beloved real estate agent”

Freeman Hrabowski

President of UMBC/Chair, Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Harvey Alston

Former Head Football Coach, Educator, Business Professional and Author

Hill Harper

Award-winning Actor know for television’s CSI: NY and The Good Doctor, Bestselling Author and Philanthropist

Holly Robinson Peete

Actress, author, talkshow host, activist and philanthropist, Holly Robinson Peete has been touched by the

Ice-T

Ice-T‘s lecture career started over 15 years ago when his record company sent him out

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is considered one of the greatest athletes of all time. Sports Illustrated for

Jeff Johnson

Award-winning journalist and communications specialist

Kimberly S. Reed

Global Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Executive Strategist | Top Rated Corporate Trainer | Award Winning Speaker

Lawrence Jones

Fox News contributor, investigative journalist and Campus Reform’s Editor-in-Chief

Magic Johnson

Basketball Legend, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Majora Carter

Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer and Peabody Award winning

Mavis Staples

Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples possesses one of the most recognizable and treasured voices

MC Lyte

Author and recording artist and the first rap artist ever to perform at New York’s historic Carnegie Hall

Michael Steele

Former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and the Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee

Natalie Randolph

Seasoned Educator, Title IX Coordinator, Founder of the Student Athlete Project, Former Head HS Football Coach

Neal Petersen

Inspiring organizations to foster innovation, build stronger teams, adapt under pressure, and cultivate a mind-set that focuses on solutions!

Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni is a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. Over the past thirty

Ozzie Smith

World Series Champion and considered the best fielding shortstop of all time

Patricia Russell-McCloud

A “speaker’s speaker” Pat specializes in ascertaining the organization’s culture, interests and challenge

Paula Boggs

Former General Counsel for Starbucks, Army Veteran, Entrepreneur, Diversity Leader and Musician

Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant

Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant‘s story reads like an epic adventure filled with near misses, struggle,

Roland S. Martin

Nationally award-winning journalist, author and political analyst

Sampson Davis

Named “One of The Premiere Role Models of the World” by Oprah Winfrey, Physician, Author, Inspiration

Sarita Maybin

Sarita Maybin is an international speaker and communication expert

Sekou Andrews

Creator of “poetic voice”- a new speaking category that combines inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry – think “Hamilton” meets “TED.”

Shelton Johnson

Yosemite National Park Service ranger and author of Gloryland

Spike Lee

Spike Lee is a notable Writer, Director, Producer, Actor, and Author who revolutionized both the

Talib Kweli

On Reflection Eternal’s 2000 album Train of Thought, Talib Kweli challenged fans, and himself, to

Tamera Mowry

Actor, producer, host, author and entrepreneur Tamera Mowry-Housley is taking Hollywood by storm. Named to

Tom Joyner

‘The Hardest Working Man in Radio’

Van Jones

Author, CNN political contributor, host of the Van Jones Show and main advocate for the Green Jobs Act

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

America’s First Black Female Combat Pilot, Former Marine & Cop; Author, Zero to Breakthrough; and Consultant to Business

Vy Higginsen

Vy Higginsen is the Founder of the Mama Foundation for the Arts & Gospel for Teens

Willie Jolley

Hall of Fame Speaker, #1 Rated XM Radio Host, Best Selling Author

Yusef Komunyakaa

YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA’S seventeen books of poetry include Taboo, Dien Cai Dau, Neon Vernacular (for which