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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Van Jones
(4 ratings)

CNN Political Contributor; Author; Human Rights, Education & Clean Energy Advocate

Charlene Carruthers

Social Justice Activist, Community Organizer, Founder of BYP100

Issa Rae

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

Annette Gordon-Reed
(1 rating)

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

Baratunde Thurston

Futurist Comedian, Writer & Cultural Critic

Yamiche Alcindor

White House Correspondent for "PBS NewsHour"

Dr. Cornel West
(2 ratings)

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

Xernona Clayton

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

Ambassador Susan Rice
(1 rating)

United States National Security Advisor (2013-2017), United States Ambassador to the United Nations (2009-2013)

Tamika D. Mallory
(2 ratings)

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

Tommie Smith
(1 rating)

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

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"

Yoruba Richen
(2 ratings)

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

Jamilah Lemieux
(1 rating)

Writer, Cultural Critic, Columnist at Slate, Co-Host of "Mom & Dad Are Fighting" Podcast

Ice-T
(1 rating)

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

Alex Newell
(1 rating)

Actor & Singer Known for "Glee"

Ishmael Beah

Activist; Storyteller from Sierra Leone; Author, "A Long Way Gone"

Jason Collins
(1 rating)

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