Ron Stallworth

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2017-10-05T20:01:10+00:00

Ron Stallworth A half century ago, the Ku Klux Klan’s power stretched from coast to coast, and members of the hooded hate group carried out firebombing attacks, lynching’s, and murdered civil rights workers in the South. Despite the Ku Klux Klan’s haunting history, one black police sergeant risked his life to go undercover as a [...]

Ed Gordon

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2017-09-14T02:07:24+00:00

Ed Gordon Hard hitting, inspiring, intelligent, honest, and direct: these are some of the words used to describe the style and approach of Emmy award-winning broadcaster Ed Gordon.Known for his stellar interaction with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, entertainment, and sports. Gordon is host and executive producer of the nationally syndicated one-on-one program Conversations [...]

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

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2017-08-20T14:22:03+00:00

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill He is currently the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLADD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hill has held positions at Columbia University an Morehouse [...]

Selenis Levya

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2017-08-20T14:09:20+00:00

Selenis Levya Selenis Leyva is one of the breakout stars of NETFLIX’s hit series Orange Is The New Black, which won the 2015 coveted Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast in a Comedy Series. Leyva reprises her role as series regular and fan favorite Gloria Mendoza in Season 4 of OITNB and also [...]

Tamara Keith

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2017-08-22T02:48:57+00:00

Tamara Keith Tamara Keith is a NPR White House Correspondent. She is especially focused on matters related to the economy and the Federal budget. Prior to moving into her current role in January 2014, she was a Congressional Correspondent covering Congress with an emphasis on the budget, taxes and the ongoing fiscal fights. During the [...]

Robert Costa

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2017-08-22T02:47:21+00:00

Robert Costa Robert Costa is a national political reporter for The Washington Post and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He covers President Donald J. Trump and Congress, and frequently appears on “Meet the Press,” “Morning Joe,” and PBS’s “Charlie Rose.” His recent work has focused on the power struggles within the Republican [...]

Charlie Savage

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2017-08-20T13:42:30+00:00

Charlie Savage Savage is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington correspondent for the New York Times. Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Savage graduated from Harvard College and earned a master’s degree from Yale Law School as part of a Knight Foundation journalism fellowship. He has been covering post-9/11 issues-including national security, individual rights and the rule of [...]

Kathleen Neal Cleaver

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2017-06-04T12:29:59+00:00

Kathleen Neal Cleaver Kathleen Neal Cleaver has spent her life participating in the human rights struggle. She started alongside her parents in the 1950’s civil rights protests in Alabama. By 1966, Kathleen Neal dropped out of Barnard College in New York to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where she served in its Campus [...]

Wendell Pierce

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2014-11-09T13:57:04+00:00

Wendell Pierce Wendell Pierce is an accomplished actor who has conquered all realms of media with critically acclaimed performances in theater, film, television and broadcast radio. The TONY, Emmy, Obie and Peabody winning actor has used his visibility to enlighten and educate his community as well as the nation on the prevalence of urban [...]

Jurnee Smollett-Bell

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2017-07-16T23:07:45+00:00

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Jurnee Smollett-Bell is an award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction. She was most recently seen on NBC’s critically acclaimed series, Parenthood, for it’s 5th season and co-starring in HBO’s True Blood. Smollett-Bell was also seen in NBC’s Emmy Award Winning series, Friday Night Lights alongside Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler. She began her television acting career [...]