Black History Month & MLK

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Browse our list of the industry’s top speakers on Black History Month.

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Questlove

Drummer for The Roots, In-House Band Jimmy Fallon Band & Author

Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, drummer, author, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, music journalist, and record producer. He is best known as the drummer and joint frontman for the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, the…

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Common

Grammy Award-Winning Hip Hop Artist, Actor & Author

In 2006, the Grammy Award-winning artist Common made his big screen debut as a musical performer in Dave Chappelle's Block Party.

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Nas

Rapper, Songwriter, Actor, Producer and Entrepreneur

Nas is a Queens Born rapper, songwriter, actor, producer and entrepreneur. He was ranked number 5 on MTV's list of The Greatest MCs of All time and number 2 on…

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Krs-One

Hip-Hop Master Teacher

Krist Parker, also known as KRS-ONE (Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone), is one of the most important and influential rappers in the industry whose ascent from street kid to…

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DJ Spooky

DJ, Hip-Hop Artist & Writer

Paul D. Miller is a conceptual artist, writer, and musician working in New York. His written work has appeared in The Village Voice, The Source, Artforum, Raygun, Rap Pages, Paper…

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RZA

Actor and Wu-Tang Clan's Chief Producer

Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, author, rapper, actor, director, composer, and screenwriter. A prominent figure in hip hop, RZA is the de…

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Timbaland

Timbaland

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-Winning Producer & Artist

Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning, super-producer, and artist, Timbaland is one of the greatest minds in music history. With more top-ten hits than Elvis Presley or the Beatles, he has taught the…

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Retta

Retta

Stand-up Comedian and Actress; Known for her Role on "Parks and Recreation"

Retta, the familiar face who plays Donna, the hilarious office assistant on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. During her almost decade-long career in stand-up, Retta has become one of the most…

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Kenya Barris

Kenya Barris

Creator, Executive Producer & Co-Showrunner, Black-ish & Grown-ish, Actor & Creator, #blackAF

Kenya Barris is an award-winning writer, producer, and director whose innovative approach to comedy has firmly cemented his place as one of Hollywood’s great modern storytellers.

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Gail Buckley

Best-selling Author and Historian

At the podium, Buckley brings some of America’s greatest patriots to life. In a presentation described as “brilliant and intimate,” “thoughtful and entertaining,” Buckley illuminates the deeply moving and inspiration…

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Terry Crews

Actor, Artist, Author & Activist

There are motivational speakers, and then there are “motivational do-ers.” Terry Crews is the latter. This bonafide powerhouse—actor, activist, best-selling author, former athlete, and beyond—has inspired countless individuals to “do…

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Akbar Gbajabiamila | PDA Speakers

Akbar Gbajabiamila

Host of NBC's American Ninja Warrior and NFL's Fantasy Live

Akbar Gbajabiamila, a Southern California native, parlayed a five-year stint in the NFL into a career in television as a host and actor.

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Gary Grice

Founding Member of Iconic Hip-Hop Group Wu Tang Clan, Co-founder of The Science Genius Program

On stage, Gary Grice shares anecdotes from his childhood and the genesis of his scientific curiosity growing up in the inner city of Staten Island. With deft lyrical skill, he…

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Barack H. Obama

44th President of the United States of America

Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States. Few presidents have walked a more improbable path to the White House.

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Jennifer Hudson

Award-Winning Actress & Singer

A two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and best-selling author, Jennifer Hudson is an extraordinary talent. From humble beginnings, Hudson began singing in a small Chicago church where, week after…

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