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ButtaFlySoul

Poet and Inspirational Speaker

ButtaFlySouL as he is known by family, friends and students is a nationally recognized training consultant and inspirational speaker.  He is a powerful advocate for youth with a strong focus…

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Harlym 125

Award-Winning Poet

Jamele “Harlym125” Adams is, hands-down, one of the most powerful performance poets in the country. A onetime NPS finalist with the Boston Poetry Slam team back in 2008, he now…

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Griffin Matthews & Matt Gould

Award-Winning Musical/Talk

Griffin Matthews and Matt Gould, the young creators of Invisible Thread, present a concert of songs and stories from their new musical, winner of the 2012 and 2014 Richard Rogers…

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Hawa Abdi

Human Rights Activist and Physician Founder and Chairperson, Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation

Hawa Abdi is a Somali human rights activist and physician, and Somalia’s first female gynecologist. She is the founder and chairperson of the non-profit Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation, which Dr.…

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Janus Adams

Emmy Award-winning Journalist, Bestselling Author, Talk Show Host and Speaker

Janus Adams is the author of three books and creator of the groundbreaking BackPax children's book-and-audio series. An Emmy-winning journalist and talk show host, she writes the syndicated column, "What…

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Yolanda Adams

Legendary Gospel Singer With a Passion to Share Her Voice With Others

For Gospel legend Yolanda Adams, her stirring Elektra debut Mountain High. Valley Low was an opportunity to bring both her inspirational vision and her wide range of influences to an…

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Rebecca Adamson

Cherokee Businessperson and Advocate. She is former director, former president, and founder of First Nations Development Institute and the founder of First Peoples Worldwide

Rebecca Adamson, a Cherokee, is the founder and president of First Nations Development Institute. She has worked directly with grassroots tribal communities and as a national advocate of local tribal…

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Mahnaz Afkhami

Founder and President of Women's Learning Partnership, the Executive Director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies and the former Minister of Women's Affairs in Iran's Pre-Revolution government

Mahnaz Afkhami is Founder and President of Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP), Executive Director of Foundation for Iranian Studies, and former Minister of State for Women's…

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Dr. Na'im Akbar

Noted Afrocentric Author & Psychologist

Dr. Na'im Akbar has been acclaimed by Essence Magazine as "one of the world's preeminent Psychologists and a pioneer in the development of an African-centered approach in modern psychology." Akbar…

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Lalo Alcaraz

Creator of the Nationally Syndicated Comic Strip "La Cucaracha"

Lalo Alcaraz is perhaps the most prolific Chicano artist in the nation, according to this bio. Lalo has been busy for over two decades chronicling the political ascendancy of Latinos…

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Miguel Algarin

Founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Miguel Algarin is a true renaissance man, a literary mastermind whose passion for the art of poetry and the rawness of spoken word has transcended him into a living legend…

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Renowned Political Leader; Human Rights Activist; Best-selling Author

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. The daughter of a political opponent of the Somali dictatorship, Ayaan Hirsi Ali grew up in exile, moving from Saudi…

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Shahrazad Ali

Noted Author, Activist and Social Commentator

Shahrazad Ali, a noted author, activist and social commentator from Cincinnati, Ohio, A bestselling author, independent publisher and social activist, Ali is one of the nation’s most “controversial” speakers. She…

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Tatyana Ali

Actress, Singer & Activist. (Ashley Banks) from Fresh Prince of Bel Air!

Tatyana Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, singer, producer, activist and graduate of Harvard University. Known to millions worldwide from her role as “Ashley Banks” on the iconic television series “The…

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Maria Conchita Alonzo

Latin Actress & Activist

Maria Conchita Alonso, an international star of Cuban and Venezuelan heritage, has contributed greatly to the entertainment industry in the United States as well as in Latin America. Since arriving…

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