Black Heritage & History Month

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Lenora Billings-Harris

Lenora Billings-Harris

20+ years Authority on Making Diversity a Business Advantage

Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a CPAE Hall of Fame speaker and a recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity, and bias.

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Sunny Hostin

Co-Host, The View, Host, Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin, Attorney, Author, I Am These Truths

Three-time Emmy Award-winner Sunny Hostin has been a co-host of ABC’s morning show The View since 2016. Her debut book, I Am These Truths: A Memoir of Identity, Justice, and Living Between Worlds, features…

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Marcus Samuelsson

James Beard Award-winning Chef and Owner, Red Rooster, New York Times Bestselling Author

Marcus Samuelsson is the acclaimed chef behind many restaurants worldwide including Red Rooster Harlem, Red Rooster Shoreditch, and Marcus B&P. Samuelsson was the youngest person to ever receive a three-star…

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Sara Sidner

Multi Award-Winning National and International CNN Correspondent

Sara Sidner is CNN's multiple award-winning national and international correspondent.

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Stacey Abrams

First Black Woman to be a Gubernatorial Nominee of a Major Party in the U.S.

Political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, and three-time New York Times bestselling author of While Justice Sleeps, Our Time is Now, and Lead from the Outside, Stacey Abrams made history and captured the nation's…

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Dusty Baker

Legendary Baseball Player and Manager

Dusty Baker’s record-setting career as a Major League Baseball manager is legendary- Dusty was the first National League manager to earn "Manager of the Year" honors three times.

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Deshauna Barber

Miss USA (2016), Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, President and CEO of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)

Deshauna Barber is a former Miss USA and award-winning international speaker, coach, and entrepreneur with a bold approach to inspiring and encouraging her audience. Deshauna uses her experience as an…

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Zazie Beetz

Actress, "The Joker" and "Atlanta"

The German-born, American actress Zazie Beetz is best known for her co-lead role as Donald Glover's on-and-off-again girlfriend “Vanessa,” in FX Networks’ Golden Globe-winning series, “Atlanta.”

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Ursula Burns

Former CEO & Chairman of the Board of the Xerox Corporation

Ursula Burns made history as the first Black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company when she became CEO of Xerox in 2009. Her journey from the lower east side…

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Nicole Byer

Nicole Byer

Actress, Comedian, Writer, Host of Netflix's Emmy-Nominated Nailed It

Nicole is one of the most versatile and recognizable voices in the comedy landscape today. She currently stars as host of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated competition baking series Nailed It, which was just…

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Austin Channing Brown

Leading and Inspired Voice on Racial Justice

Austin Channing Brown is a speaker, writer and media producer providing inspired leadership on racial justice in America. She is the author of New York Times' bestselling I’m Still Here: Black Dignity…

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Tiffany D. Cross

Host of The Cross Connection on MSNBC, Bestselling Author, Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy

Tiffany D. Cross is the host of The Cross Connection on MSNBC, the bestselling author of Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy (Amistad/HarperCollins) and a 2020 Resident Fellow at the…

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Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins

Writer & Director, "Moonlight"

Barry Jenkins is a writer, director, and producer who is best known for his widely acclaimed film "Moonlight," which he co-wrote and directed. The film took the award for Best…

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Cheslie Kryst

Co-Chair of the JEDI Advisory Council and Member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Cheslie Kryst is a complex civil litigation attorney licensed to practice law in North and South Carolina. Passionate about criminal justice reform, she has worked pro bono for clients serving excessive…

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Simone Missick

Actress

Simone stars as Judge Lola Carmichael on the CBS series All Rise. She is one of the first black female leads in CBS network history. She stars opposite Anthony Mackie in…

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