Diversity - African American Speakers 99 people
Quinton Aaron / $4,751 - $10,500
Mr. Quinton Aaron co-starred alongside Oscar winning actress, Sandra Bullock in the movie, The Blindside, where he played the role of Baltimore Ravens' football player, Michael Oher.
Debbie Allen / $4,750 - $9,625
Creative Marketing Expert and Business Speaker
Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey / $5,000 - $8,000
Women's Health Advocate and Strategist.
Wally Amos / $9,250 - $17,250
Founder of Famous Amos Cookies
Courtney Elizabeth Anderson / $11,900
Workplace Relationship Expert; Business Strategist, Media Personality & TV Legal Analyst
Maya Angelou / $59,750 - $80,500
Poet, Educator, Historian, Author, Actress, Playwright, Civil-Rights Activist, Producer and Director
Ron Archer / $10,001 - $20,250
Transcendent Leadership Power for the 21st Century
Harry Belafonte / $37,500 - $70,250
Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Fonzworth Bentley / $10,375 - $17,500
Musician, Author and TV personality; MTV's "From G's to Gents"
Dr. Bertice Berry / $19,250 - $25,000
Sociologist, Author and Educator
Samuel Betances / $9,250 - $23,150
Diversity Consultant / Keynoter
Mohammed Bilal / $4,750 - $15,500
Poet, Musician, Social Educator.
Ruby Bridges / $19,750 - $25,000
First African-American Child to Integrate a White Southern Elementary School
Les Brown / $29,250 - $50,000
Motivator, TV Personality, Best-Selling Author
LeVar Burton / $30,000 - $40,500
Actor & Literacy Advocate
Valorie Burton / $10,000 - $15,000
A Sought-After Life Coach and Speaker
Joetta Clark Diggs / $10,451 - $23,150
For more than three decades Joetta Clark Diggs has reigned as America's queen of middle distance running.
Keith Clinkscales / $2,500 - $5,750
President of KTC Ventures, a consulting entity specializing in media, marketing and cultural communications, and recently joined ESPN as Senior Vice President and General Manager of ESPN Publishing.
Ellis Cose / $5,000 - $8,500
Award-Winning Journalist & Author
Angela Davis / $19,500 - $25,000
Feminist, Social Activist & Writer
Dominique Dawes / $24,500 - $31,250
Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Gymnast
Ruby Dee / $33,351 - $56,750
Award-winning Actress, Writer and Producer
Gail Devers / $10,951 - $22,900
Three-time Olympic Champion in Track and Field
Ivory Dorsey / $4,851 - $11,450
IVORY DORSEY is a speaker whose time has come. Multi-dimensional, she is a speaker, trainer, and consultant. She is a product and a proponent of change.
Rita Dove / $10,000 - $13,250
Former Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress
Al Duncan / $8,500
Motivational Speaker for at-risk Youth; Authority on Development and Empowerment
Charles Dutton / $32,851 - $56,250
Actor / Director
Marshawn Evans / $15,000 - $18,250
Performance Strategist & Author
Vonetta Flowers / $9,251 - $25,750
2002 Olympic Gold Medalist, Bobsled
Morgan Freeman / $250,000 - $313,250
Actor and Humanitarian; "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Se7en"
Artist, Art Educator, Creative Speaker, Former Professor, Author of 14 Books and Publisher of 70 Books.
Nikki Giovanni / $11,750 - $15,500
Poet, Educator & Best-Selling Author
Whoopi Goldberg / $124,500 - $150,250
Award-Winning Actress, Comedian and Co-host of ABC's "The View"
Ed Gordon / $22,150 - $34,100
Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster
The Innerviewer and Purpose Finder.
Louis Gossett Jr. / $28,000 - $35,250
Oscar-Winning Actor, Founder of the Eracism Foundation
Stedman Graham / $14,250 - $20,500
Chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates (SGA); Leadership Development Expert
Farrah Gray / $12,500 - $15,000
Celebrity Entrepreneur; Best-selling Author REALLIONAIRE, and Syndicated Columnist
AC Green / $4,501 - $15,250
NBA Champion Miami Heat and Lakers; Community Youth Activist
Darin Green / $5,000 - $12,500
Cultivator of Excellence, Attitude, & Diversity
Hezekiah Griggs III
America’s Youngest Media Mogul
Gary Guller / $9,501 - $20,000
Gary Guller, Mt. Everest Summiter, uses his extraordinary experiences to share with his audiences the importance of equality, determination, team-work and integrity, and how these traits lead to personal and professional success.
Hill Harper / $24,750 - $30,250
Actor, Author, & Philanthropist; Best Known for His Roles in "CSI; NY" and "Homeland"
Shawn Harper / $6,000 - $10,750
Former NFL Football Player, Successful Businessman, Life Coach
New York Times Best-Selling Author and America's Most Inspirational Culinary Star.
Anita Hill / $25,000 - $31,500
Advocate for Civil and Human Rights; Author "Speaking Truth to Power"
Hattie Hill / $10,000 - $22,900
Leadership; Change Management and Personal Assessment Expert; Founder of Hattie Hill Enterprises
Jesse Jackson / $13,125 - $125,000
Civil Rights Activist & Politician
Frans Johansson / $20,000 - $50,750
Innovation Expert and Author, The Medici Effect
Jeff Johnson / $5,601 - $11,200
MSNBC Contributor and White House Correspondent for The Grio
Earvin "Magic" Johnson / $94,250 - $150,750
President of Basketball Operations for the L.A. Lakers; Two-Time Basketball Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Motivational Speaker
Willie Jolley / $18,250 - $31,250
Entertainer / Best-Selling Author / Motivator
Clarence B. Jones / $14,750 - $31,500
Former Adviser and Speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr.
Cullen Jones / $11,500 - $15,750
Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimming
Star Jones / $30,000 - $35,000
Television Personality, Attorney & Author
Jackie Joyner-Kersee / $10,700 - $22,900
Dr. Bernice King / $20,000 - $25,000
Minister, Attorney & Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dana LaMon / $5,101 - $11,450
Blind Judge for the California Dept. of Social Services; Author of "The Soul's Mirror: Reflections on the Fullness of Life"
Queen Latifah / $74,250 - $200,250
Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Actress, Television & Record Producer, Talk Show Host
Spike Lee / $35,000 - $75,500
Academy Award-Nominated Director, Producer, Writer & Actor; Best Known for "Do the Right Thing" and "Malcolm X"
Julianne Malveaux / $9,750 - $18,250
Racial & Cultural Economics Expert; President Emeritus, Bennett College for Women
Roland Martin / $15,000 - $20,250
Award-Winning Journalist & Media Personality, Author of "Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith"
Judge Greg Mathis / $19,750 - $25,250
Civil Rights Activist / Television Personality
Albert Mensah / $7,000 - $13,250
Renowned Motivational Speaker and Author of When the Drumbeat Changes Dance a Different Dance
Kaplan Mobray / $9,750 - $23,150
Internationally Acclaimed Author of"10Ks of Personal Branding," Motivational Speaker, Career Consultant and Founder of the Kaplan Mobray Leadership Institute
Valerie Morris / $19,251 - $34,350
Well-Known CNN Financial Network Anchor
Toni Morrison / $50,000 - $75,750
Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author; Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
Dan O'Brien / $7,500 - $8,250
Olympic Gold Medalist, Decathlon Champion
Alan Page / $7,250 - $10,750
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice / Former Professional Football Player
Charles Payne / $22,500 - $27,250
Founder, CEO and Chief Analyst of Wall Street Strategies; FOX News Contributor.
Neal Petersen / $11,570 - $22,900
Adventurer, Author, World- Class Motivational Speaker
Julian Phillips / $9,251 - $20,500
Emmy Award Winning News Anchor, Host and Motivational Speaker
Sidney Poitier / $247,750 - $252,000
Academy Award-winning Actor, Writer, Director, and Diplomat
Kevin Powell / $18,000
Writer, Humanitarian, President of BK Nation
Rain Pryor / $22,150 - $34,350
Dynamic Speaker, Spokesperson and Actress
Phylicia Rashad / $39,750 - $62,750
Actress; Advocate for Children, Women's Issues & Fine Arts; Best Known for "The Cosby Show"
Smokey Robinson / $93,500 - $156,750
Sonia Sanchez / $6,600
Poet, Professor & Activist
Gale Sayers / $9,250 - $20,250
Former College and Professional Football Player; Hall of Fame Running Back
Ilyasah Shabazz / $10,000 - $15,250
Civil Rights Activist & Daughter of Malcolm X; Author of "Growing Up X"
Reverend Al Sharpton / $25,000 - $45,750
African-American Preacher & Activist; Foremost Civil Rights Leader; Radio Host on SiriusXM Urban View
Tavis Smiley / $29,750 - $35,500
Broadcaster, Author, Publisher, Advocate, and Philanthropist
Dr. Ian Smith / $20,000 - $25,000
Doctor, Media Consultant, & Best-Selling Author
Michael Steele / $22,250 - $28,000
Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC); Political Analyst, MSNBC; Author, "Right Now: A 12-Step Program for Defeating the Obama Agenda"
Ice-T / $24,500 - $35,750
Rapper & Actor, Law & Order: SVU
Clifton L. Taulbert / $5,625 - $19,000
Author, Business Consultant, & Speaker; Best Known for "Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored"
Ephren Taylor / $13,000 - $17,250
CEO and Entrepreneur
The Three Doctors / $29,250 - $35,250
Role Models; Authors; Civic Leaders
Naomi Tutu / $10,450 - $50,250
Speaker on Race, Gender, and Human Rights; Daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Darryl Van Leer / $4,875 - $10,500
Television Actor and Stage Performer
Iyanla Vanzant / $3,750 - $40,500
Inspirational Speaker, New Thought Spiritual Teacher, Known for "Iyanla Fix My Life"
Ben Vereen / $24,750 - $37,750
Tony Award-Winning Entertainer
Alice Walker / $59,500 - $75,750
Author, The Color Purple
Francine Ward / $7,500 - $10,500
Attorney, Professional Speaker, & Author
Lisa Williams / $15,001
Dr. Williams is a respected researcher, national columnist and award-winning speaker.
Desi Williamson / $11,200 - $22,400
The Ultimate Impact Speaker
Alfre Woodard / $30,000 - $75,000
Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Activist for Human Rights
Marian Wright Edelman / $19,750 - $44,000