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Diversity, Race, and Reconciliation



Sarah Ahmed @SarahNAhmed feminist killjoy Author of Being Included

​Jamelle Bouie @jbouie – Senior political correspondent for Slate magazine. Speaks to issues of politics and race.

Austin Channing Brown #austinchanning - leading voice on racial justice and author of I'm still here: Black dignity in a world made for Whiteness

Ta-Nehisi Coats (@tanehisicoats). Mr. Coats is a writer for The Atlantic magazine and has written on topics of culture (particularly comics and graphic novels), politics and social issues. Author of Between the World and Me.

Olivia Cole @RantingOwl – Author of the Tasha Trilogy and a writer for Huffington PostDaily Dot, and Speaks to the intersectionality of gender and race issues.

Ibram X. Kendi @DrIbram - Author of How to be an antiracist  and Stamped from the beginning: The definitive history of racist ideas in America (National Book Award Winner). Professor at American University in Washington, D.C.

Jamilah Lemieux @JamilahLemieux – Senior editor at Ebony magazine. Speaks to the intersectionality of gender and race issues.

Deray McKesson @Deray – Educator, activist, organizer and a leading voice in the effort to confront the systems and structures that lead to the mass incarceration and police killings of black and other minority populations. Currently running for mayor of Baltimore, MD.

Brenda Salter McNeil @RevDocBrenda - Professor of Reconciliation Studies at Seattle Pacific University. A pastor at Quest