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Top Virtual Speakers for MLK Jr. Day & Black History Month

Top Virtual Speakers for MLK Jr. Day & Black History Month

Find the Perfect Speaker for MLK Jr. Day & Black History Month

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR & CHAIR OF PRINCETON’S DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES


One of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Glaude is a passionate public intellectual and educator who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience. Combining a scholar’s knowledge of history, a political commentator’s take on the latest events, and an activist’s passion for social justice, he challenges all of us “to establish the ground upon which to imagine the country anew.” VIEW PROFILE >

Michelle J. Howard
FIRST FEMALE U.S. NAVY FOUR-STAR ADMIRAL


A groundbreaking leader during her 35-year career in the U.S. Navy, Howard was the first woman to be appointed to the position of vice chief of naval operations. Bringing empowering insights as someone who spent her career shattering glass ceilings and breaking new ground, she motivates with keynotes on leadership, diversity and inclusion. VIEW PROFILE >

Wes Moore
NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR & 
CEO, THE ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION 


Moore grew up in Baltimore and the Bronx, where he was raised by a single mom and faced several childhood challenges. Now the CEO of one of the largest anti-poverty forces in the nation, he is also a combat veteran, social entrepreneur and inspirational leader who energizes audiences with his remarkable story of overcoming adversity. VIEW PROFILE >

Lindsay Peoples Wagner
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, TEEN VOGUE


The only Black female editor-in-chief in the United States and a 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 honoree, Teen Vogue’s Peoples Wagner shares invaluable views on Black Lives Matter, hiring for diversity, and running a multi-million dollar brand with an editorial mission to view everything through the lens of inclusivity. VIEW PROFILE >

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
NBA LEGEND & NY TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR


An icon that changed the game of basketball, Abdul-Jabbar is a Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner who now works to bring innovative educational opportunities to underserved communities. One of today’s most influential and respected voices, he shares thoughts on socially relevant and politically controversial topics facing our nation today. VIEW PROFILE >

Ilyasah Shabazz
DAUGHTER OF MALCOLM X, PROFESSOR & AUTHOR

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An inspirational role model, youth advocate and champion of female empowerment, Shabazz has dedicated her life’s work to helping others find inner strength and purpose. While she is frequently asked to speak about the legacy of Malcolm X, she shares that it is her mother Dr. Betty Shabazz’s wisdom and courage that guide her. VIEW PROFILE >

Martin Luther King III
CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN 
& POLITICAL LEADER 


As the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King III serves as an ambassador of his parent’s legacy of nonviolent social change. With a career in activism that spans decades, he shows us we have the power to mobilize, speak out and make a difference. VIEW PROFILE >

Juan Williams
NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, FOX NEWS POLITICAL ANALYST & AWARD-WINNING COLUMNIST


Author of What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?, Williams offers unparalleled insights into everything from racism and the civil rights movement to the negative portrayal of immigrants and other marginalized groups. Known for his entertaining storytelling, he delivers keynotes that are inspiring, authentic and unforgettable. VIEW PROFILE >

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