Diversity - African American Speakers 99 people
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.
Creative Marketing Expert and Business Speaker
Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey
Women's Health Advocate and Strategist.
Founder of Famous Amos Cookies
Courtney Elizabeth Anderson
Workplace Relationship Expert; Business Strategist, Media Personality & TV Legal Analyst
Poet, Educator, Historian, Author, Actress, Playwright, Civil-Rights Activist, Producer and Director
Transcendent Leadership Power for the 21st Century
Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Musician, Author and TV personality; MTV's "From G's to Gents"
Dr. Bertice Berry
Sociologist, Author and Educator
Diversity Consultant / Keynoter
Poet, Musician, Social Educator.
First African-American Child to Integrate a White Southern Elementary School
Motivator, TV Personality, Best-Selling Author
Actor & Literacy Advocate
A Sought-After Life Coach and Speaker
Joetta Clark Diggs
For more than three decades Joetta Clark Diggs has reigned as America's queen of middle distance running.
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.
Award-Winning Journalist & Author
Feminist, Social Activist & Writer
Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Gymnast
Award-winning Actress, Writer and Producer
Three-time Olympic Champion in Track and Field
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.
Former Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress
Motivational Speaker for at-risk Youth; Authority on Development and Empowerment
Actor / Director
Performance Strategist & Author
2002 Olympic Gold Medalist, Bobsled
Actor and Humanitarian; "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Se7en"
Artist, Art Educator, Creative Speaker, Former Professor, Author of 14 Books and Publisher of 70 Books.
Poet, Educator & Best-Selling Author
Award-Winning Actress, Comedian and Co-host of ABC's "The View"
Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster
The Innerviewer and Purpose Finder.
Louis Gossett Jr.
Oscar-Winning Actor, Founder of the Eracism Foundation
Chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates (SGA); Leadership Development Expert
Celebrity Entrepreneur; Best-selling Author REALLIONAIRE, and Syndicated Columnist
NBA Champion Miami Heat and Lakers; Community Youth Activist
Cultivator of Excellence, Attitude, & Diversity
Hezekiah Griggs III
America’s Youngest Media Mogul
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.
Actor, Author, & Philanthropist; Best Known for His Roles in "CSI; NY" and "Homeland"
Former NFL Football Player, Successful Businessman, Life Coach
New York Times Best-Selling Author and America's Most Inspirational Culinary Star.
Advocate for Civil and Human Rights; Author "Speaking Truth to Power"
Leadership; Change Management and Personal Assessment Expert; Founder of Hattie Hill Enterprises
Civil Rights Activist & Politician
Innovation Expert and Author, The Medici Effect
MSNBC Contributor and White House Correspondent for The Grio
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
President of Basketball Operations for the L.A. Lakers; Two-Time Basketball Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Motivational Speaker
Entertainer / Best-Selling Author / Motivator
Clarence B. Jones
Former Adviser and Speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr.
Olympic Gold Medalist & World Record-Holding Swimmer
Television Personality, Attorney & Author
Dr. Bernice King
Minister, Attorney & Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Blind Judge for the California Dept. of Social Services; Author of "The Soul's Mirror: Reflections on the Fullness of Life"
Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Actress, Television & Record Producer, Talk Show Host
Academy Award-Nominated Director, Producer, Writer & Actor; Best Known for "Do the Right Thing" and "Malcolm X"
Racial & Cultural Economics Expert; President Emeritus, Bennett College for Women
Award-Winning Journalist & Media Personality, Author of "Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith"
Judge Greg Mathis
Civil Rights Activist / Television Personality
Renowned Motivational Speaker and Author of When the Drumbeat Changes Dance a Different Dance
Internationally Acclaimed Author of"10Ks of Personal Branding," Motivational Speaker, Career Consultant and Founder of the Kaplan Mobray Leadership Institute
Well-Known CNN Financial Network Anchor
Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author; Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
Olympic Gold Medalist, Decathlon Champion
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice / Former Professional Football Player
Founder, CEO and Chief Analyst of Wall Street Strategies; FOX News Contributor.
Adventurer, Author, World- Class Motivational Speaker
Emmy Award Winning News Anchor, Host and Motivational Speaker
Academy Award-winning Actor, Writer, Director, and Diplomat
Writer, Humanitarian, President of BK Nation
Dynamic Speaker, Spokesperson and Actress
Actress; Advocate for Children, Women's Issues & Fine Arts; Best Known for "The Cosby Show"
Poet, Professor & Activist
Former College and Professional Football Player; Hall of Fame Running Back
Civil Rights Activist & Daughter of Malcolm X; Author of "Growing Up X"
Reverend Al Sharpton
African-American Preacher & Activist; Foremost Civil Rights Leader; Radio Host on SiriusXM Urban View
Broadcaster, Author, Publisher, Advocate, and Philanthropist
Dr. Ian Smith
Doctor, Media Consultant, & Best-Selling Author
Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC); Political Analyst, MSNBC; Author, "Right Now: A 12-Step Program for Defeating the Obama Agenda"
Rapper & Actor, Law & Order: SVU
Clifton L. Taulbert
Author, Business Consultant, & Speaker; Best Known for "Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored"
CEO and Entrepreneur
The Three Doctors
Role Models; Authors; Civic Leaders
Speaker on Race, Gender, and Human Rights; Daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Darryl Van Leer
Television Actor and Stage Performer
Inspirational Speaker, New Thought Spiritual Teacher, Known for "Iyanla Fix My Life"
Tony Award-Winning Entertainer
Author, The Color Purple
Attorney, Professional Speaker, & Author
Dr. Williams is a respected researcher, national columnist and award-winning speaker.
The Ultimate Impact Speaker
Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Activist for Human Rights
Marian Wright Edelman