Civil Rights Commentator, Public Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author
From high school dropout to teenage wife and mother to highly accomplished university professor and public intellectual, Dr. Carol Swain is passionate about empowering others to confidently raise their voices in the public square. Her clarion call is for We the People to stand up and Be the People who change our nation and world.
She is a public speaker, entrepreneur, author, and commentator. As the author or editor of eleven books, Dr. Swain is reaching the world with critical messages about our times. Her most recent books include Black Eye for America: How Critical Race Theory is Burning Down the House (Co-authored with Dr. Chris Schorr, 2021) and Countercultural Living: What Jesus Has to Say about Life, Marriage, Race, Gender, and Materialism (2021).
Diversity and Inclusion Training
Dr. Swain is the founder of Be the People Project (BTPP), a nonprofit founded in 2011, that educates Americans about conservative values and principles. BTPP has sponsored educational forums, a national tribute to law enforcement, as well as partnering with other organizations seeking to educate and empower Americans about conservative values and approaches. Her businesses include Carol Swain Enterprises, L.L.C., and Unity Training Solutions, L.L.C., which offers an alternative to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training (DEI). In October of 2021, she was appointed as a Distinguished Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies with the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Dr. Swain lives in Tennessee and served on the Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the 1776 Commission. Her research has won national awards and has been cited in three U.S. Supreme
Court cases. Dr. Swain received a B.A. from Roanoke College, M.A. from Virginia Polytechnic & State University, Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and M.S.L. from Yale.
Her opinion pieces have been published in CNN Online, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, USA Today, and in other news outlets around the world. In addition, she has appeared on ABC’s Headline News, BBC Radio and TV, NPR, INT News, CNN’s AC360, CNN’s Michael Smerconish, Fox News’ Hannity, Fox and Friends, Judge Jeanine, The Ingraham Angle, and Tucker Carson. She has appeared in numerous documentaries and has reached over seventy-seven million people through her videos and work with PragerU.
Critical Race Theory: The Civil Rights Issue of our Time
Swain is an expert on CRT and co-authored the best-selling book, Black Eye for America: How Critical Race Theory Is Burning Down the House. She exposes the true nature of Critical Race Theory and offers concrete solutions for taking back the country's stolen institutions. Dr. Swain describes CRT in theory and practice, accounting for its origins and weaponization within American schools and workplaces. She also explains how this ideology threatens traditional American values and legal doctrines, including civil rights.
Why Diversity Training is All Wrong
Isn’t “diversity training” supposed to be a good thing? Then why is the training that many companies and educational systems currently use dividing us? Dr. Swain offers her wisdom and insight on why most current training is not getting the desired results and offers practical ways to bring greater harmony to your team by respecting everyone’s civil rights and equality under the law. The goal is to encourage Americans to rediscover and re-embrace our national motto: E pluribus unum (Out of many, one). Swain is the founder of Unity Training Solutions, a company devoted to helping you achieve your goals by providing viable alternatives to the counterproductive critical race and gender theories that divide Americans and disrupt institutions.
The Truths that Transformed Me: Carol Swain - From Poverty to Prosperity
From high school dropout to teenage wife and mother to highly accomplished university professor and public intellectual, Dr. Carol Swain shares her inspiring story. She tells how education, hard work, and faith brought her from poverty and humble beginnings in Virginia to being a nationally recognized political commentator and best-selling author. Her story will inspire you and illustrates how anyone can live the American Dream no matter their race, gender, or background.
Tackling Today’s Culture Issues from the Teachings of Jesus
Consulting Jesus on how to find eternal life is common. But what relevance do Jesus’ teachings have for contemporary life? When it comes to core worldview topics such as human life, marriage, and race, should it be Christ or culture that decides our convictions? Can we really find intelligent answers to contemporary quandaries in the ancient teachings of Jesus? In In her latest book, Countercultural Living: What Jesus Has To Say About Life, Marriage, Race, Gender, and Materialism Countercultural Living, Dr. Swain confronts cultural consensus with the countercultural and surprisingly compelling teachings of Jesus.