Deborah Archer

President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) The first person of color to lead America’s premiere civil rights and civil liberties organization in its over 100-year history, Deborah Archer is a leading civil rights and civil liberties advocate, civil …

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New York, United States


Colson Whitehead

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-Winning Author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-Winning Author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys Colson Whitehead’s novel, The Underground Railroad, is the winner of both the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. …

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New York, United States


Juliette Mayers

Speaker, Author, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, and Founder & CEO, Inspiration Zone LLC

Speaker, Author, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, and Founder & CEO, Inspiration Zone LLC Dynamic. Powerful. Insightful. Authentic. These are some of the adjectives used to describe Juliette Mayers – Corporate Executive turned Chief Inspiration Officer. As an in-demand speaker, author …

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$10,001 to $20,000
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Massachusetts, United States



Ilyasah Shabazz

Human Rights Activist, Lecturer, Author and Daughter of Malcolm X

Human Rights Activist, Lecturer, Author and Daughter of Malcolm X “When you educate a girl, you raise a nation,” says ILYASAH SHABAZZ. She is an inspirational role model and advocate for women and girl empowerment. Her lifework is devoted to …

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New York, United States


Hill Harper

Award Winning TV & Film Actor, NY Times Bestselling Author, Youth and Education Advocate

Award Winning TV & Film Actor, NY Times Bestselling Author, Education and Youth Advocate Hill Harper is a humanitarian, an award-winning actor, best-selling author, entrepreneur, health and wellness ambassador/educator and philanthropist. Harper is perhaps most recognizable for his starring role …

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California, United States


Angel Harris

Social Inequalities, Policy and Education speaker, Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Duke University

Social Inequalities, Policy and Education speaker, Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Duke University Angel Harris wants to change the way people think about the academic achievement gap across racial and ethnic groups in the United States – an …

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$5,000 to $10,000
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Travels From
North Carolina, United States


Boyce Watkins

Expert on Financial Psychology, Educational Motivation, and Black Social Commentary

Expert on Financial Psychology, Educational Motivation, and Black Social Commentary Dr. Boyce Watkins is one of the world’s leading financial scholars and social commentators. He advocates for education, economic empowerment and social justice and has changed the definition of what …

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Maryland, United States


Baratunde Thurston

Comedian, Author, Entrepreneur, CEO & Co-Founder, Cultivated Wit, Former Politics and Digital Editor The Onion

Comedian, Author, Entrepreneur, and CEO &  Co-Founder, Cultivated Wit Baratunde Thurston is an Emmy-nominated writer, activist, and comedian who has worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and cleaned bathrooms to pay for his …

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New York, United States


Henry Louis Gates

Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker, Cultural Critic & Journalist

Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker, Cultural Critic & Journalist Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is one of the United States’ most influential cultural critics and is both an eloquent commentator and formidable intellectual force on multicultural and African American issues.  He has …

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$50,000 or greater
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Massachusetts, United States


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