ALL ENTRIES

Allener M. Baker-Rogers 

Author 

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Education & Academia

Pamela A. Bakewell

Media/Journalism

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Media/Journalism

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Mary Frances Berry

Professor of History and Africana Studies

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Donna Brazile

Author, Political Analyst,Political Contributor

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Sonja Brookins

Environmental Justice Advocate

Health & Medicine

Sheila Brooks

Founder and CEO

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Media/Journalism

Small Business/Corporate Executive

A'Lelia Bundles 

Author,Biographer

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Media/Journalism

Helen Butler

Non-profit Executive 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Iva E. Carruthers

Professor Emerita Sociology/Ministry

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice 

Education & Academia

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Suzan Johnson Cook

Founder, CEO

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Sarah J. Davidson 

Early Childhood Education/Healthcare Policy Consultant 

Health & Medicine

Economy & Financial Security

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Allison J. Davis

Video Producer and Creator 

Civil and Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women's Studies

Media/Journalism

Angela J. Davis

Law Professor 

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Education & Academia

Robyn De Shields

Television Marketing Consultant

Literature, Arts and Entertainment

Media/Journalism

Judith Browne Dianis

Racial Justice Attorney

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice 

Education & Academia

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System 

Ora Easley

Administrator 

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Ramona Hoage Edelin

Education Executive

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia 

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Donna F. Edwards

Philanthropic Advisor, Contributing Columnist, Political Analyst 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice 

Economy & Financial Security

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Teresa Myers Ervin

Mayor, Public Servant/BSN, RNC 

Health and Medicine

History/Black Studies/Women's Studies

Ricki Fairley

CEO - TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance

Health & Medicine

Pamela A. Ferrell 

CEO, Co-founder Cornrows & Co.

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Vanessa L. Fields

Labor Advocate

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Patricia  Ford

Managing Partner 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Bridgett Gagné

CEO/Financial Services/CPA 

Economy & Financial Security

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Gwendolyn Gantt

Community Outreach Director

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Brenda Goburn Smith

Career Coach and Professional Resume Writer

Education & Academia

Media/Journalism

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Marita Golden

Writer/Literary Consultant/Creative Writing Coach

Literature, Arts & Entertainment 

Education & Academia 

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Linda Mercado Greene

Medical cannabis dispensary licensee, Public Relations

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Health & Medicine

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Beverly Guy-Sheftall

Academia/Director and Professor

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Education & Academia

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Muriel Hairston-Cooper

Stakeholder Engagement/Convener 

Media/Journalism

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Barbara J. Hatcher

President, CEO, Health Equity Consultant

Education & Academia

Health & Medicine

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Jovida Hill

Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Engagement for Women

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Media/Journalism

Jackie Jones

Journalism/Professor

Education and Academia

Media/Journalism

Martha S. Jones

Historian, Author, Lecturer, Commentator

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies 

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Cynthia Kain

Communications Professional

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Economy & Financial Security

Education & Academia

Niani Montgomery Kilkenny

Museum History and Culture Administrator, Producer

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Stephanie Lipscomb

Bank Manager

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Wanda Lloyd

Author/Journalist

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Education & Academia

Media/Journalism

Jewel C. Love

Research, Marketing and Communications 

Health & Medicine

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Julianne Malveaux

Economist, Author, Educator, Commentator

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Economy & Financial Security

Education & Academia

Dayna Bowen Matthew

Law School Dean and Professor 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

Health & Medicine

Diane McKinney-Whetstone

Writer, Author

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Tina McKinnor

Political and Policy Strategist 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Celeste Morris

Public Affairs Consultant

Economy & Financial Security

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Laura W. Murphy

Corporate and public policy expert 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Claire Nelson 

Futurist and Sustainability Engineer

Economy & Financial Security 

Education & Academia

Health & Medicine

Sharon Nelson

CEO

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Joia Nuri

Executive Leadership and Public Speaking Coach

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Media/Journalism

Kathleen Parks

County Commissioner, Adjunct Professor

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia 

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

N. Joyce Payne

Founder, Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Pamela Perry

Publicist and Publisher of Speakers Magazine

Literature, Arts and Entertainment

Media/Journalism

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Lavonia Perryman

Broadcast journalist, Talk Show Host

​Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Media/Journalism

Vernellia Randall

Professor Emerita of Law 

Civil and Human Rights/Racial Justice

Health and Medicine

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Lisa R. Ransom

Government Affairs

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Economy & Financial Security

Education & Academia

Frances Richards

CEO Arlean Richards, LLC,

Founder & Host of Black Entrepreneur Experience Podcast

Education & Academia 

Media/Journalism 

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Dorothy Roberts

Professor, author, public speaker

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Health & Medicine

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Karen A. Robinson             

Strategist-Financier and Systems Strategist focused on Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorders

Economy & Financial Security

Education & Academia

Health & Medicine

Denise Rolark Barnes

Publisher/Journalist/Host 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Media/Journalism

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Loretta J. Ross

Professor 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia 

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Sonya Ross

Journalist

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Media/Journalism

Lisa M. Sanchez

Higher Education Administrator, Life Coach, Author

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

Carolyn Sawyer

Multimedia Journalist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Media/Journalism

Small Business/Corporate Executive

Deborah Scott

CEO, Founder, Advocate

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Economy & Financial Security

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Elsie Scott

Nonprofit and public sector manager

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Cynthia Stephens

Intermediate Appellate Judge

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

 

Sherri Killins Stewart

Consultant, Executive Leader 

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

Health & Medicine

Nkechi Taifa

Attorney, Author, Activist

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Pierrette Talley

Director/CEO

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice 

Economy & Financial Security

Joycelyn Tate

Policy expert on technology, race, gender and economic justice

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Susan L. Taylor

Editor, Writer

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice 

Media/Journalism

Makani Themba

Writer, Organizer, Change Communications Strategist

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Media/Journalism

Fasaha M. Traylor

Retired Philanthropy Professional, Writer

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Sheila Tyson

County Commissioner, Disabled Veteran

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies 

Political Affairs/Public Policy

Sheilah Vance 

Partner/Founder/Attorney

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

Legal Affairs/Criminal Justice System

Bernardine Watson 

Writer

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Elizabeth White

Author, Aging Solutions Advocate

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Economy & Financial Security

Small Business/Corporate Executive

E. Faye Williams

International Leader in Social Justice, Education, Advocacy and Community Development

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

History/Black Studies/Women’s Studies

Gloria Willingham-Toure

Nonprofit Founder and CEO

Civil & Human Rights/Racial Justice

Education & Academia

Health & Medicine

Subrina Wood

Podcaster Five By Five: A Movie Podcast, and The SyFy Sistas

Literature, Arts & Entertainment

Small Business/Corporate Executive