Social Justice Speakers

Social justice speakers dedicate their lives to activism and fighting for social justice. They bring light to issues like gender equality, prison reform, and civil rights by speaking out and proposing solutions. These keynote speakers include founders of organizations, authors, lawyers and more. Each one strongly advocates for social change and can speak to your audience about the issues our society faces today.

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Issa Rae
(1 rating)

Actress, Writer, Director & Producer; Star and Creator of HBO's "Insecure" and "Awkward Black Girl"

Wesley Lowery
(1 rating)

National Reporter at The Washington Post, Author of "They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement"

Fania Davis
(2 ratings)

Co-founder & Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth

Xernona Clayton

Creator of the Trumpet Foundation, Civil Rights Leader, Broadcast Executive

Charlene Carruthers

Social Justice Activist, Community Organizer, Founder of BYP100

Ijeoma Oluo
(3 ratings)

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

Tamika D. Mallory
(2 ratings)

Activist, Founder of Mallory Consulting & Former Co-Chair of the Women's March

Ice-T
(1 rating)

Rapper, Record Producer, Actor Known for "Law & Order: SVU"

Baratunde Thurston

Futurist Comedian, Writer & Cultural Critic

Jemele Hill

Emmy Award Winning Journalist, Senior Correspondent & Columnist for The Undefeated

Tommie Smith
(1 rating)

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

Dr. Cornel West
(2 ratings)

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

John Legend

EGOT Winning Musician, Producer & Philantropist

Yoruba Richen
(2 ratings)

Director, Writer & Producer; Known for her TED Talk on the Intersection of Civil Rights & LGBT Rights

Richard Rothstein
(11 ratings)

Richard Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute, the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and of the Haas Institute at the University of California (Berkeley).

Annette Gordon-Reed
(1 rating)

Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

Jason Collins
(1 rating)

First Openly Gay Player In Major League Sports, Former NBA Player & Equality Advocate

Rihanna

Grammy Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter & Actress

Forest Whitaker

Award-Winning Actor, Producer & Director; Best Known for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" & "The Last King of Scotland"