Nkosi Nkululeko is a brilliant new poetic voice from Harlem, who’s carefully crafted works explodes when he delivers his passionate performances.
Diversity & Multicultural
Diverse and multicultural speakers, crossing cultural boundaries for greater understanding
Jaha Dukureh is the founder of Safe Hands for Girls, a nonprofit organization working to protect young women and girls who are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
For two decades, Lateefah Simon’s work has been about working with our nation’s most rejected and marginalized – youth of color trapped in the juvenile and criminal systems.
Community organizer who advocates speaking truth to power and power to youth, Tubbs, born to a teen mother and an incarcerated father, has become the youngest mayor in Stockton, CA history!
Bernice Johnson Reagon and daughter Toshi Reagon have worked on civil rights music projects including the scores for the films Africans In America and BEAH: A Black Woman Speaks.
National Book Award winner for Middle Passage, Charles Johnson has also written the novels Oxherding Tale, Dreamer, and Faith and the Good Thing.
Called “the Father of Environmental Justice,” Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism for decades, including the recent Flint water crisis.
An award–winning, thought provoking writer, hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America”.
Renowned human rights activist, musician and Cambodian genocide survivor. Inspiring change with incredible stories of hope, endurance, and survival through the power of music.
Jim Lucas travels nationwide, delivering hundreds of performances of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream, I’ve Been to the Mountaintop and other works in a dramatic one-man show.
Nationally acclaimed LGBT leader, attorney, community organizer throughout her entire professional career. She offers an insightful analysis of the gay rights movement, past and future.
Founder of Purple W.I.N.G.S., demystifying misconceptions about who is at-risk for sexual violence and transforms audiences with her harrowing journey out of sex trafficking.
Award-winning filmmaker, scholar, and prominent film curator known for the documentaries FREE ANGELA And All Political Prisoners, and Chisolm ’72-Unbought and Unbossed.
Internationally acclaimed activist and advocate for immigrants, founder of Border Angels, he brings to the forefront stories of those often forgotten in this fight for social justice.
Jesús Papoleto Meléndez (“Papo”) is a New York-born Puerto Rican award-winning poet most associated with the Nuyorican movement.
Abiodun Oyewole is a poet, teacher and founding member of the spoken-word group The Last Poets.
Author of The Accidental Native and critical commentator of culture, arts and politics from a Latino perspective.
Award winning author and sociologist, Dodson’s book The Moral Underground: A Silent Movement for Economic Justice shares stories that restore a sense of justice into the working world.