Black Speakers

Black Speakers or “Person of Color Speakers” is a term used to refer to individuals from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds who are recognized for their expertise, experiences, and insights in various fields.

These speakers are sought after to share their unique perspectives, provide valuable insights, and address issues related to racial and cultural diversity. Their presentations often focus on topics such as social justice, inclusion, multiculturalism, and equity.

Person of Color Speakers play a crucial role in raising awareness, fostering understanding, and driving positive change in our increasingly diverse and interconnected world. Their contributions serve to inspire, educate, and engage audiences while promoting a more inclusive and equitable society.

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Mimi Brown
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Mimi Brown’s down-to-earth humor compels audiences to laugh while they learn. From the moment she steps in front of a group, she engages them with her infectious energy, leaving them with empowering tools and focused mindsets long after the event has ended. Passionate about people, leadership, and successful businesses, Mimi is dedicated to helping individuals […]

  • Detroit, MI
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Dominique Dawes

Owner of the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academies, Dominique opened the gyms to continue her commitment to developing a healthy and compassionate culture in the sport of gymnastics. Her first academy opened in the midst of a global pandemic, July 2020 and her second location is slated to open in early 2023. Dawes also […]

  • Clarksburg, MD
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Dr. Willie Jolleyv

There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He truly is a renaissance man! He’s a triple threat personality and a global thought leader. He is a Hall of Fame speaker, an award-winning singer and a popular national radio and television personality. In addition, he […]

  • Washington, DC
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Stafford Masie talks around Digital Innovation and Disruption, and are applicable to any audience because technology is a transversal matter, irrespective of industry or theme. Stafford Masie, a name synonymous with innovation and digital expertise, is a South African tech luminary who has left an indelible mark on the technology landscape. With a career spanning […]

  • Johannesburg, SA
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Hanna Fitz

Hanna Fitz stands as a beacon of reinvention and rebranding, guiding premium positioning for experts and bespoke brands. With over 12 years of illustrious experience as a consultant and coach, Hanna has garnered a reputation for her transformative insights, catering to luxury award-winning brands in diverse sectors across 5 continents globally. Through her captivating talks, […]

  • New York, NY
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Nichole Pitts is a visionary leader, strategist, and advocate for ethical business practices and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. As the founder and CEO of Ethintegrity, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, helping clients navigate the intricate landscape of ethics, compliance, and DEI with finesse and innovation. Nichole is […]

  • Atlanta, GA
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Lumka Msibi

Lumka Msibi is an Innovative Award Winning Qualified Rocket Scientist. At the age of 24 she has travelled to all 6 world continents, won numerous prestigious awards and spoken alongside many notable leaders. Born and raised in Soweto, Lumka weaves her background and personal story of success over challenges into her presentations. A born leader, […]

  • San Francisco, CA
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Hayley Mulenda

Hayley Mulenda is a Multi-Award Winning International Speaker, Author and Change Agent who has spoken to thousands of people across the world sharing her story on how she turned her pain to purpose. In under 4 years, Hayley has had the opportunity to share her story drawing from her own experiences, which has resonated with […]

  • London, UK
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Angelica Ogando is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and high-level peak performance coach and corporate trainer for executive leaders. Angelica is one of the most effective and requested Peak Performance Coaches for executive leadership. She provides concrete insight on conflict resolution, corporate values alignment, mission integration, and effective communication strategies. Angelica is a Certified Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) […]

  • Newark, NJ
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Vernice Armour

Combat tests you. Being a beat cop tests you. Life tests you. Three brothers and being the only girl…tests you. Vernice Armour has been tested her whole life. A gutsy trailblazer, her resume is an impressive collection of “firsts” including America’s first Black woman combat pilot. She served two tours of duty in Iraq as […]

  • Atlanta, GA
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Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard had his first major film role in Mr. Holland’s Opus which led to numerous roles in films. His movie roles include Winnie, Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Crash, Four Brothers, Hustle & Flow, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, Idlewild, August Rush, The Brave One and co-starred in Iron Man opposite Robert Downey Jr. Terrence currently stars in the new Fox musical […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
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As a high performance expert, motivational speaker and coach, Dr. Floyd Spence helps business leaders and high achievers to develop high-performance habits, so they may reach their highest potential and experience growth in business and in life. He believes that every single person has the seed of greatness within them. Also, he believes that this greatness often gets buried […]

  • Toronto, ON
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Erica Baker

Erica Baker is a Principal Group Engineering Manager at Microsoft. She is a former Senior Engineering Manager at Patreon, and Senior Engineer at Slack Technologies. She is an advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech, and expanding access to tech education. Erica’s career in tech began fifteen years ago doing domain administration for the University of Alaska Statewide […]

  • Oakland, CA
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Pat Smith

Pat Smith is a minister, author, executive producer, speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, she has certainly put her bachelor’s degree in journalism from James Madison University to great use. Acknowledged as the first African American woman to win the Miss Virginia USA title and, soon after placing as first runner-up in the 1994 Miss USA Pageant, […]

  • Dallas, TX
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JJ Birden

JJ Birden has become an inspiring keynote speaker, captivating audiences with his powerful messages of perseverance, personal growth, and the pursuit of one’s true potential. In this article, we’ll explore the remarkable journey of JJ Birden and delve into why he has become a sought-after keynote speaker who can transform lives. I. The Athletic Journey […]

  • Phoenix, AZ
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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is a true renaissance figure in the world of entertainment, renowned for his unparalleled success as a director, playwright, screenwriter, producer, actor, author, and entrepreneur. The Birth of Madea and the Rise of the Chitlin’ Circuit In the early 1990s, Perry started his journey in the entertainment industry with a series of stage […]

  • Atlanta, GA
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Tara Setmayer

Tara Setmayer is a distinguished political analyst, commentator, and former CNN political contributor renowned for her insightful commentary and deep understanding of American politics. With a career spanning over two decades, Setmayer has established herself as a trusted voice in the media landscape, offering astute analysis on a wide range of political issues. Her expertise, […]

  • Washington, DC
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Akilah Hughes is a writer, comedian and podcast host, currently residing in Los Angeles, CA. She’s been a digital correspondent for MTV, HBO, Fusion, Comedy Central and more. A Sundance Labs and USC MacArthur Foundation Civic Media Fellow, Razorbill (an imprint of Penguin Random House) published a collection of her personal essays titled Obviously: Stories from […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
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Crystal Washington

Crystal Washington works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity. Technology includes social media, apps, smartphones, and the web. Hired by companies including Google, Microsoft, and GE, companies in North America, Africa and Europe book Crystal Washington when they want their teams to take action online! Get Ready to Laugh… […]

  • Houston, TX
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Marcus Collins

Dr. Marcus Collins is an award-winning marketer, cultural translator, and best-selling author who has spent his career translating culture for brands and translating brands for culture. He currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and as a regular contributor to Forbes, where he writes about subjects ranging from […]

  • Ann Arbor, MI
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Yara Shahidi

In the multi-award-winning ABC comedy series “Black-ish,” young scholar, philanthropist, and actor Yara Shahidi plays popular adolescent “Zoey Johnson,” an ambitious, technologically obsessed high school junior. Since the show’s launch in September 2014, Yara has won a 2016 Gracie Award for Female in a Breakthrough Role, been nominated for a Teen Choice Award, and received […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
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Keisha Lance Bottoms

Keisha Lance Bottoms, the former Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, is a visionary leader who has dedicated her life to bringing equitable outcomes to the forefront of government and commerce. Before joining the White House, Keisha worked with CNN as a Political Commentator, based in Atlanta, Georgia, where she served as the 60th Mayor. She is a […]

  • Atlanta, GA
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Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a CPAE (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) Hall of Fame speaker and an internationally recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity, and bias. She has been included as one of the 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion by The Society of Human Resource Management […]

  • Greensboro, NC
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Siya Kolisi is a South African rugby union player who currently captains the South Africa national team and plays club rugby for the Sharks in Super Rugby and KwaZulu-Natal in the Currie Cup. Kolisi is a hero to many – in 2018 he made history as the first black man to be appointed captain of […]

  • Paris, France

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