Bernice Johnson Reagon and her daughter Toshi Reagon have collaborated on many civil rights music projects together including the musical score for the award winning films Africans In America on PBS and BEAH: A Black Woman Speaks for HBO.
Diversity & Multicultural
Diverse and multicultural speakers, crossing cultural boundaries for greater understanding
Internationally-renowned human rights activist, community organizer, and musician -- inspires change through his incredible stories of surviving the Cambodian Khmer Rouge genocide
Award winning author of The Moral Underground: A Silent Movement for Economic Justice which shares stories of the ordinary citizens who bend the rules to help the working poor in our deeply divided economy.
Feminist comedian and political humorist -- called “a savvy, witty observer of American life”. Her lectures combine comedy and wisdom to inspire audiences to use humor as a tool for social change. Author of Don't Get Me Started and What The L?
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and foreign correspondent
Mathematics and science "pop idol" author who engagingly speaks on the mathematics of infinity and Einstein's field equation work
Legendary icon -- singer, activist, scholar, artist -- inspires audiences with a moving and memorable mixture of song and spoken word
Latin American journalist and international authority on the growing dominance of Latin America in the global economy
Legendary writer and National Book Award-winner for Middle Passage, prolific philosopher, novelist, essayist, short story writer, scholar and political cartoonist!
International Human Rights Lawyer, Global Media Commentator, Founder of TheMuslimGuy.com
Immigration is one of the most hotly-debated issues of our time. Internationally-acclaimed immigrant and undocumented alien-rights activist and founder of Border Angels, he brings to the forefront stories of those often forgotten in this fight for social justice.
Nationally acclaimed actor whose stirring and dramatic recitations and interpretive readings depicting the life, times, and words of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have transformed audiences
Recreating the remarkable life of famous abolitionist, feminist, and escaped slave Sojourner Truth, actress Kathryn Woods memorializes one of the most significant figures in American history. Using song and story, Woods recreates the power and wisdom of this most remarkable woman.
Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee) is President of The Morning Star Institute in Washington, DC, and a poet, writer, curator, lecturer and policy advocate, who has helped Native Peoples protect sacred places and recover more than one million acres of land.
Called "the Father of Environmental Justice," Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism -- as well as the foremost scholar of environmental justice since the Movement began in the '80s. A truly tireless human rights activist.
Shattering the Stereotype in Science: Scholar, Inventor and Science Evangelist
Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director for the Franklin Institute, named one of the 50 Most Important African-Americans in research science
From former NFL Cornerback to LGBTQ Advocate