Cornel West is an author, activist, social critic, philosopher and intellectual.
Barbara Boyd was the first Black woman television journalist in Indianapolis, Indiana.
James Farmer co-founded the Committee of Racial Equality (CORE), Chicago; 1942-44.
Adrienne Jones, a Maryland lawmaker, made history when she became the first woman and first black person elected as the state's House speaker…
Kenyan writer, author, journalist, and queer rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina, 1971 - 2019.