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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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. In January 2007, he made his acting debut co-starring…

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DMX

Rapper and Actor

DMX, rapper and actor released his best-selling album...And Then There Was X, which featured the hit single "Party Up (Up in Here)". He has acted in films such as Belly,…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Cancer Survivor & Highest-Scoring NBA Player in History

When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the NBA in 1989 at age 42, no player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more Most Valuable Player Awards, played in more…

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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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Kimberly Aiken

Miss America Winner 1994

Kimberly Aiken was Miss America 1994. Aiken was 18 years old when she won the coveted title. She won Miss Columbia and Miss South Carolina en route to her 1994…

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Luvvie Ajayi

Award-Winning Author, Digital Strategist & Speaker

Luvvie Ajayi is an author, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. Why you should listen A 14-year blogging veteran, Luvvie Ajayi is…

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