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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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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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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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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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Harry Allen

Hip-Hop Activist

Harry Allen, Hip-Hop Activist & Media Assassin, writes about race, politics and culture, for publications like VIBE, The Source, The Village Voice and others, and has been doing so for…

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Oscar Arias

Former President of Costa Rica & Nobel Laureate

Oscar Arias, two-time President of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel Peace laureate, holds international stature as a spokesperson for the developing world. Championing such issues as human development, democracy, and…

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India Arie

Grammy-Winning Singer/Songwriter

India.Arie is known and cherished by fans and fellow musicians as a poet, a songwriter, a producer, a musician, a singer, an advocate, a friend and a philanthropist — but…

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Lloyd J. Austin III

General, U.S. Army (Ret.), and Former Commander of U.S. Central Command

Lloyd J. Austin III General, U.S. Army (Ret.), and Former Commander of U.S. Central Command General Austin is a retired U.S. Army General with nearly 41 years of military service.…

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David Banner

Award-Winning Artist, Activist and Philanthropist

David Banner, born Lavell Crump in Jackson, Mississippi, is a Grammy Award winning music producer, recording artist, philanthropist, civic activist and actor who recently appeared in Lee Daniel’s The Butler…

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Angela Bassett

Award-Winning Actress

Angela Bassett’s talent and abilities as an actress, director and executive producer in both television and film have garnered well-deserved respect and acclaim from peers and fans, proving her to…

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Michael Berenbaum

Scholar, Professor, Rabbi, Writer, and Filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust

Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring…

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Dr. Shakti Butler

Filmmaker and Founder and Creative Director of World Trust, Is a Dynamic Educator In The Field of Diversity and Racial Equity

Shakti Butler, PhD, filmmaker and Founder and Creative Director of World Trust, is a dynamic educator in the field of racial equity.  She engages her audience with participatory keynotes and…

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Andrea Carmen

The Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty Council

Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Indian Nation, has been a staff member of the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) since 1983 and IITC’s Executive Director since 1992. In 1977, IITC was the…

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Charlene Carruthers

Political Activist and Organizer

Charlene A. Carruthers is a Black, queer feminist community organizer and writer with over 10 years of experience in racial justice, feminist and youth leadership development movement work. She currently…

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Lorene Cary

Powerful African-American Storyteller, Educator, and Social Activist. Delivering Important Autobiographical, Historical, and Fictional Stories About Issues Surrounding Race and Class

Lorene Cary’s novel, If Sons, Then Heirs (Atria Books, April 2011), recounts a love story for our time while exploring a searing racial history that haunts—and impoverishes—its unforgettable characters. Publishers…

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