Racial Issues Keynote Speakers

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Racial Issues keynote speakers shed light on marginalized people segments, race relations, brutality, claims of criminality, disease, and dependency on public benefits. They address excessive punishment contributing devastating lives and communities. GDA is adept at finding the most appropriate racial keynote speaker to impart knowledge on racial issues.


Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 9

Daryl Davis Featured

Musician, Author, Racial Justice Activist, Compelling Unifier, Klan Whisperer, and Award-Winning Conflict Navigator

Daryl Davis, a Black man, befriended members of the Ku Klux Klan and changed their lives. Over 200 of them gave him their robes and hoods to prove it. Daryl offers communication lessons from that experience. When we talk to our adversaries, fears that drive hate and misunderstanding melt away.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Risha Grant Featured

Diversity Done Differently

Risha Grant is diversity personified. From her race, gender and lifestyle choices, to being a young, small business owner and tackling economic issues, every area of her life intersects diversity. She is also the founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting and communications firm.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Sonia Nazario Featured

Author, Journalist, Humanitarian

Sonia Nazario is an award-winning journalist and humanitarian. Her personal story is the story of migration and of ganas (determination). Her articles and speeches move people to tears and end in standing ovations.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Minaa B.

Licensed Social Worker; Mental Health Educator; Author of Owning Our Struggles

Minaa B. is a licensed social worker who works with organizations to help them develop psychological safety and become inclusive of mental health through keynote talks, workshops and training sessions.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Lawana Gladney, PhD

Media Personality; Trainer; Best-Selling Author; Powerful Success and Wellness Expert

Dr. Gladney is a leading expert in the field of success psychology and emotional management. She is a best-selling author that has reached millions internationally helping people to shift their brain for success. She is passionate about helping others create amazing lives. 

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 5 Videos: 6

Erin Gruwell

Educator and Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation

Erin Gruwell is a teacher, an author, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. By fostering an educational philosophy that values and promotes diversity, Erin transformed her students’ lives.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 11

Michelle MiJung Kim

Korean American Immigrant; Award-Winning Author; Activist; Entrepreneur

Michelle MiJung Kim (she/her) is a queer Korean American immigrant woman writer, speaker, activist, and entrepreneur. She is CEO and co-founder of Awaken, where she has consulted hundreds of organizations and leaders from Fortune 500 companies, tech giants, nonprofits, universities and beyond on their equity education journey.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Angela M. Sánchez

Formerly Homeless, Writer, Cartoonist, Magician, Education Advocate, First Generation Latino College Graduate

Angela M. Sánchez came of age in the Great Recession of the late 2000s and her work is informed by her experiences as a homeless high school student with aspirations to go to college.

 

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