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Civil Rights Speakers

Inspiring Civil Rights Speakers Advocating for Social Justice

Civil rights movements are not only a thing of the past. The 21st century presents both old and new challenges that disproportionately affect marginalized communities, and it's important to acknowledge civil rights history and the contemporary issues we face today. Gender equality, LGBTQ+ issues, voting rights, poverty, access to healthcare, unequal employment opportunities, and racial injustice continues to have a growing impact on activism and politics. The activists, politicians, celebrities, scholars, and authors in this category are passionate civil rights speakers who fight tirelessly for justice, education, and awareness.

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Yusef Salaam
(6 ratings)

One of the Central Park 5, Entrepreneur, Author, Trainer & Leader

Ijeoma Oluo
(7 ratings)

Writer & Social Activist Known for Her Work on Issues of Race & Identity; Author of "So You Want to Talk About Race"

Tamika D. Mallory
(3 ratings)

Social Justice Leader & Movement Strategist

Kimberlé Crenshaw
(4 ratings)

Civil Rights Advocate & Leading Scholar in Critical Race Theory

Dr. Harry Edwards
(5 ratings)

Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, Civic Activist & Author

Ellen McGirt
(4 ratings)

Senior Editor at Fortune Magazine & "RaceAhead" Columnist

Richard Rothstein
(13 ratings)

Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and Senior Fellow (Emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Dr. Bernice King
(3 ratings)

Minister, Attorney, Author & Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Ruby Bridges
(1 rating)

Civil Rights Activist & First African-American Child to Integrate a White Southern Elementary School

Dr. Cornel West
(4 ratings)

Philosopher, Professor, Political Activist & Author of "Race Matters"

Nikki Giovanni
(13 ratings)

Poet, Educator & Best-Selling Author

Angela Davis
(6 ratings)

Feminist, Social Activist, Professor & Writer

Loretta Ross

Founder, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective; Reproductive Justice Activist & Professor

Michelle Kim
(2 ratings)

Entrepreneur & Diversity and Inclusion Expert; Co-Founder and CEO of Awaken

Chella Man
(2 ratings)

Transgender Model, Activist & Artist

Xernona Clayton
(1 rating)

Civil Rights Leader, Broadcast Executive, Founder, President & CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation

Tommie Smith
(2 ratings)

World Record Breaking Gold Medal Olympian & Civil Rights Icon Famous for Black Power Salute at the Olympics

Fania Davis
(2 ratings)

Co-founder & Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth

Rain Dove

Gender Non-Conforming Model & Activist

Raquel Willis

Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Activist; Executive Editor of "Out" & Former National Organizer for Transgender Law Center

The 2022 Speaking Industry Benchmark Report