Shaka Senghor

Shaka Senghor is a leading voice in criminal justice reform and a Senior Fellow with the Dream Corps. His memoir, Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison, was released in March 2016 and debuted on TheNew York Times Best Seller … Read More

Eugene Mitchell

Eugene Mitchell is President and CEO of E. Mitchell Enterprises, LLC, a financial consulting and services firm. He is also the author of the book: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap—7 Untold Rules for Black Prosperity and Legacy! Prior to starting … Read More

Nneka Norville

Nneka Norville sits in the Corporate Communications department at BET Networks as Senior Director of Public Affairs Marketing. A unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), BET is the leading provider of quality entertainment for consumers of Black culture globally. … Read More

Valencia Gunder

Valencia “Vee” Gunder, a Miami native, is an enthusiastic and driven Community Advocate and Organizer who has officially been branded as “Modern Day Fannie Lou”. As Founder of Make the Homeless Smile Miami and Atlanta, she assists many community based … Read More

Michael D. Smith

Michael serves as​ ​Director of Youth Opportunity Programs at the Obama Foundation and Executive Director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. In these roles, Michael leads the Foundation’s efforts to scale the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative and aligned programs … Read More