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Tatyana Ali
Actress, Singer & Activist; Best Known for "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
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Maggie Anderson
Author, Our Black Year & Founder, Empowerment Experiment
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Azure Antoinette
CEO, Commissioned Poet & Author, Millennial Advocate
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Derrick Ashong
CEO & Founder of Amp.it; Creator of "Take Back the Mic: The World Cup of Hip Hop"
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David Banner
Rapper, Record Producer, Public Speaker & Actor
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Mary Frances Berry
Author, Educator & Historian
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Mohammed Bilal
Poet, Musician, Social Educator.
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Black Thought
Tariq Trotter from The Roots
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Beverly Bond
Founder & CEO of Black Girls Rock!
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Roslyn M. Brock
Chairman, NAACP
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Cheryl Brown Henderson
Brown v. Board of Education Originators/Civil Rights Activists
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Rusty Burns
Youngest Living Tuskegee Airman
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Julian Bond
Former Chairman of the Board, NAACP
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Herman Boone
Inspirational Football Coach
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Donna Brazile
Veteran Democratic Political Strategist, Adjunct Professor, Author, and Syndicated Columnist
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Kandi Burruss
Singer, Songwriter, Producer, and Star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta
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Geoffrey Canada
Inner-City Youth & Education Advocate
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Troy Carter
Founder & CEO of Atom Factory
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Farai Chideya
Multimedia Journalist & Commentator
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Ted Childs
Former IBM Executive; White House Delegate on Aging; Speaker on Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
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Pearl Cleage
Playwright & Novelist
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Lisa Cortes
Film and Music Producer, Known for Film "Precious"
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Ellis Cose
Award-Winning Journalist & Author
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George E. Curry
Journalist
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Johnnetta Cole
Director, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
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Brenda Combs
Inspirational Educator & Survivor
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Malaak Compton-Rock
Activist & Philanthropist
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John Dau
Sudanese Refugee & Activist
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Angela Davis
Feminist, Social Activist & Writer
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Dominique Dawes
Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Gymnast
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Amanda Seales
Poet, Spoken Word Artist & Media Personality
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Heidi Durrow
Best-Selling Author
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Christopher Emdin
Professor of Science Education & Author
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Eric Etheridge
Author, Journalist & Photographer
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Myrtie Evers-Williams
Civil Rights activist and Wife of the late Medgar Evers
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Jonah Edelman
Children's Advocate & Founder of Stand for Children
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Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders
The 15th Surgeon General of the United States
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Michael Ellison
Musician, Actor & Activist
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Richard T. Ford
Expert on Civil Rights & Anti-Discrimination Law
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Kirk Franklin
Businessman, America’s Leading Gospel Singer & Motivator
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Former Co-Host of BET's 106 & Park
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Nikki Giovanni
Poet, Educator & Best-Selling Author
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Louis Gossett Jr.
Oscar-Winning Actor, Founder of the Eracism Foundation
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Ernest Green
Member of the "Little Rock Nine" / Consultant
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Marc Lamont Hill
Social Critic & Intellectual
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Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Award-Winning Journalist
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Jasmine Guy
Actress of Stage & Screen
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Hill Harper
Actor, Author, & Philanthropist; Best Known for His Roles in "CSI; NY" and "Homeland"
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Judge Glenda Hatchett
Former Juvenile Court Judge & Star of Judge Hatchett
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Immaculee Ilibagiza
Author, "Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust"
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Jesse Jackson
Civil Rights Activist & Politician
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Cheryl James Wray
Rapper, Salt-N-Pepa
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Daymond John
Branding Visionary & Founder of FUBU; Investor on ABC's "Shark Tank"
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Shoshana Johnson
First African American Woman POW.
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Clarence B. Jones
Former Adviser and Speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr.
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Spike Lee
Academy Award-Nominated Director, Producer, Writer & Actor; Best Known for "Do the Right Thing" and "Malcolm X"
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Tonya Lewis Lee
Author, Producer & Activist
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Don Lemon
Emmy Award-Winning News Anchor & Journalist; Currently Hosts "CNN Tonight"
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Van Jones
CNN Contributor; Best-Selling Author; Human Rights, Education and Clean Energy Advocate
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Robin Kelley
Professor of African American Studies/Author
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Talib Kweli
Emcee / Activist / Co-Owner of Blacksmith Music Label
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Julianne Malveaux
Racial & Cultural Economics Expert; President Emeritus, Bennett College for Women
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Rose Mapendo
Humanitarian / Activist / Congolese Genocide Survivor
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Michel Martin
Former Host, NPR's "Tell Me More"
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Roland Martin
Award-Winning Journalist & Media Personality, Author of "Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith"
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Chris Mburu
Human Rights Activist
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James McBride
New York Times Best-Selling Author & Musician
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Wes Moore
Bestselling Author of "The Other Wes Moore" and Youth Advocate
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Marc Morial
President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban League
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Diane Nash
Civil Rights & Peace Activist
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Aaron McGruder
Writer and Cartoonist; Known for "The Boondocks"
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Terry McMillan
Best-Selling Author of Best Sellers such as "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
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Kweisi Mfume
Political & Business Leader
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Sophia Nelson
Media Commentator, Columnist & Author
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Charles J. Ogletree
Legal Theorist / Mentor / Activist
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Lucille O'Neal
Author & Motivator
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Holly Robinson Peete
Celebrated Author, Actress and Advocate for Health and Families
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Steve Pemberton
Fortune 50 Executive, Author of A Chance in the World & Voice of Change for Diversity and Inclusion
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Alvin Poussaint
Psychiatrist, Media Consultant & Author
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Paul Rusesabagina
Real Life Hero of Hotel Rwanda
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David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
16th US Surgeon General
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Kevin Powell
Writer, Humanitarian, President of BK Nation
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Jalen Rose
ESPN Analyst & Former NBA Player
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Victoria Rowell
Classically trained dancer, actress on "The Cosby Show" and "The Young and the Restless"; Founder of Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan (RFCPP)
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Justine Simmons
Motivator & Philanthropist
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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
First Female President of Liberia & Nobel Peace Laureate
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Dr. Ian Smith
Doctor, Media Consultant, & Best-Selling Author
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Stephen A. Smith
Sports Journalist
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Dr. Tererai Trent
Internationally Recognized Voices for Quality Education and Women’s Empowerment; Oprah Winfrey's "All-Time Favorite Guest"
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nobel Laureate & Human Rights Activist
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Nontombi Naomi Tutu
Race & Gender Justice Activist
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Susan L. Taylor
Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement & Editor of Essence Magazine
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Aisha Tyler
Actress & Comedian
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Touré
Iconic Journalist, Culture Critic, and TV Host of "The Cycle"
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Omar Tyree
Award-Winning Author
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Tyrese Gibson
R&B Singer and Actor; Fast and Furious Franchise
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Ebony Utley
Hip-Hop, Pop Culture & Race Expert
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Iyanla Vanzant
Inspirational Speaker, New Thought Spiritual Teacher, Known for "Iyanla Fix My Life"
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Ben Vereen
Tony Award-Winning Entertainer
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Patricia J. Williams
Columnist & Law Professor
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Saul Williams
Spoken Word Artist
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Dr. Boyce Watkins
Financial Expert & Social Activist
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Fredricka Whitfield
CNN News Anchor
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Juan Williams
Award-Winning Journalist, Healthcare Authority
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Venus Williams
Tennis Superstar & Activist
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Larry Wilmore
Comedian & Cultural Commentator; Host and Executive Producer of "The Nightly Show"
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Alfre Woodard
Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Activist for Human Rights
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Jimmy Santiago Baca
Author and Poet
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Richard Carmona
17th Surgeon General of the United States
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Joe Hernandez-Kolski
Actor / Writer / Spoken Word Poet
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Maria Hinojosa
President and CEO, Futuro Media Group; Anchor and Executive Producer, "Latino USA," NPR and "America By the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa," PBS
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Sonia Manzano
"Maria" on Sesame Street & Author
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Patti Solis Doyle
Political Commentator, CNN
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Alex Ferrer
Host of "Judge Alex"
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America Ferrera
Award-Winning Actress & Producer; Humanitarian
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Judge Marilyn Milian
The People's Court Judge
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Tony Plana
Actor, Ugly Betty / Education Advocate
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Judge Cristina Perez
Lawyer, Judge "Cristina’s Court," Community Activist
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John Quiñones
Broadcast Journalist & Host of "What Would You Do?"
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Cruz Reynoso
Civil Rights Leader & Professor of Law
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Juju Chang
Television Journalist, Correspondent & Producer
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Tess Gerritsen
Best-Selling Author of the Rizzoli & Isles Series
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Anand Giridharadas
New York Times Columnist & Author
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Alma Morales Riojas
President and CEO, MANA
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Claudio Sanchez
Education Correspondent, NPR
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Edward Schumacher-Matos
Columnist & Global Affairs Expert
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Roya Hakakian
Iranian Writer & Journalist
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Gish Jen
Award-winning Novelist & Writer Author of Tiger Writing
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Dr. Michio Kaku
World-Renowned Theoretical Physicist
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Mira Kamdar
Global Affairs Expert On India / Award-Winning Author
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Yul Kwon
Winner of 'Survivor: Cook Islands'
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Lela Lee
Actress / Creator of the Angry Little Asian Girl
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Asra Nomani
Journalist & Author, Women's Right's Activist
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Raj Patel
Controversial Author, Journalist, Professor and Food Policy Expert in the Global Economy
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Vandana Shiva
World-Renowned Environmental Leader
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Eric Liu
Inspirational Civic Leader, Author & Educator
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Jeannie Mai
Fashion Correspondent, Co-host of "The Real" on FOX & "Steampunkd" on GSN
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Somaly Mam
Survivor & Anti-Sex Slavery Activist
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Beau Sia
Poet / Spoken Word Artist
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Tak Toyoshima
Creator, "Secret Asian Man" Comic
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Sheryl WuDunn
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist; Co-author of Half the Sky; Humanitarian
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Jennifer Finney Boylan
Professor, Celebrated LGBT Activist & Author
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Carol Leifer
Three-Time Emmy Nominee; Writer, Comedian and Best Selling Author
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Jonathan Perry
Gay Student Activist
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Dallas Arcand
Canadian Aboriginal Entertainer
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Zonnie Gorman
Historian & Lecturer
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Winona LaDuke
Executive Director, Honor the Earth
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Bryan Safi
Emmy-Winning Comedy Writer & Host of "That's Gay"
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Manil Suri
Author, The Death of Vishnu
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George Takei
Actor, Best Known for His Role in "Star Trek;" LGBT & Japanese-American Civil Rights Activist
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Tatanka Means
Native American Actor / Son of Russell Means
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Billy Mills
Olympic Gold Medalist; Second Native American to Win a Gold Medal
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Chad "Corntassel" Smith
Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation
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The Color Orange
Cross-Cultural Performance
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Deo Mwano
Congolese Refugee
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The Meeting
A Fictional Meeting of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
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Odaiko New England
Propulsive. Pounding rhythms. Dynamic movement. Energy and freewheeling spirit. These are but a few descriptions of taiko.
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George P. Bush
Political Activist, Entrepreneur & Public Servant