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Campus Activity Speakers

On campus activities for students in a post-secondary institution are a great way to stimulate school pride and engagement on important topics. Campus activities can range from large-scale campus events and functions to small on-campus groups and organizations. An African-American public speaker from Great Black Speakers can help to not only promote your campus activity and enhance engagement but also helps to raise awareness of specific subjects and causes. You can browse through our selection of engaging, high energy campus activity public speakers that are top African-American names in the public speaking industry.

Hill Harper          Hill is an award winning actor, bestselling author and philanthropist. Hill is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: Letters to a Young Brother, Letters to a Young Sister, and The Conversation. Letters to a Young Brother was named “Best Book for Young Adults” by the American Library Association in 2007.Hill currently stars on the hit television drama CSI:NY as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes. CSI is the most successful televisi...

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Terrence JenkinsTerrence J is a young man with a master plan. From apprenticing with NASCAR® to working on radio and throwing some of the best social gatherings around, Terrence J has been preparing himself for superstardom and making sure that his life is the American Dream, blasted out of the box. Now, he’s using his hosting spot on BET®’s 106 and Park, the hottest music program in the world (airing in the US, Japan and the UK), to take his pla...

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Al DuncanAl Duncan is an award-winning youth advocate, publisher, and internationally recognized authority on soft skills who travels the world "Equipping Young Minds For Exceptional Performance.™" As the leading motivational speaker for at-risk youth and troubled young people, Al has delivered Duncan Nuggets®, live and in-person, to over 1 million young people around the world.    He is the owner of three successful business and he is the auth...

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T’Keyah Crystal Keymah

Award-winning Performer, Writer, Producer, and Director.

T’Keyah Crystal KeymahPerformer, writer, producer, director, T’KEYAH CRYSTAL KEYMÁH is her name personified: a prism of energy and vision, known worldwide for her acclaimed work on TV’s In Living Color, Cosby, and That’s So Raven. Keymáh voiced Bumblebee on Teen Titans and Trixie’s mom on American Dragon. Stage credits include Love Letters (w/ David Alan Grier), her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Some of My Best Friends: A Collection of Cha...

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Matthew Fogg

'And Justice For All' - Renowned Federal Agent Whistleblower on racism behind the blue wall of silence - Law enforcement subject matter expert - EEO Expert - 1st Responder at NYC Ground Zero on 9/11

Matthew F. FoggExecutive Director, “And Justice For All” INC. Matthew Fogg – and justice for all BIOGRAPHY “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson Matthew F. Fogg retired as a Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal with 34 years of outstanding public service. He is currently the Federally Employed Women (www.FEW.org) National Vice President for Congressional Relations and the only male FEW National Board Member. Matthew is the 2013 Nationa...

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Laymon Hicks

A Youth Leadership Strategist Encouraging Youth to Get Up, Get Out, & Go Get It!

Laymon HicksAll teens are troubled. It goes with the territory. A part of the “passage.” There is the typical “torment” of wanting to belong, to be the same, to be liked and accepted. Is my nose too big? My height too short? My hair too long? But not everyone belonged to the Brady Brunch. Drugs. Alcohol. Violence. Stress. Depression. Add the words bullying, peer pressure and self-doubt and you’ve entered the real world drama of too many of our ...

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Marvelyn Brown

Young, Beautiful, and HIV Positive.

Marvelyn BrownMarvelyn Brown, a 26-year-old native Tennessean, was diagnosed with HIV at age 19. Since then she has moved both live and television audiences around the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania and Rwanda with her compelling personal story. Brown has spoken at over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. She is currently the CEO and an Independent HIV Consultant for, Marvelous Connections. Her humanitarian ...

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Alvin Herring

Diversity Trainer, CEO and Lead Facilitator of Side by Side, A Diversity and Community-building Company

Alvin Herring“We are living in the most exciting time in human history! If we are willing to do the work, make the sacrifices and meet the challenges we could usher in a new era of peace, justice and true community.” These are the words that Alvin has been sharing with audiences on college and high school campuses, in corporate boardrooms and at grass root gatherings all across the country for more than two decades. Many have described him as a ...

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Daniel Trust

Genocide Survivor Speaker for High Schools and Colleges

Daniel TrustDaniel is an American motivational speaker and survivor of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide that killed between 800k & 1 million Hutus and Tutsis. Born and raised in Rwanda, Africa, at the age of 5 years old, Daniel Trust witnessed the killing of his lovely mother Thamari during the civil war in Gisenyi, Rwanda. Mr. Trust came to the United States as a refugee in 2005 at the age of 15 years old. He graduated from Bassick High School in 200...

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Lincoln Stephens

Muckracker. Motivator. Mentor. Former advertising executive turned industry activist and talent futurist.

Lincoln Stephens         Lincoln Stephens is a former Advertising Account Management Executive (Carol H Williams, Martin Retail, and TracyLocke) turned activist, muckraker and entrepreneur. In his professional career, Stephens has worked with top brands such as Frito Lay, Quaker, Pepsi, Cadillac, Hummer, Chevrolet, and Coca-Cola. Born in Dallas, Texas, Lincoln is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia where he received a Bachelor’s in...

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George A. Olokun         “Mr. Opportunity” George is a Personal Life Trainer & Life Catalyst, leading Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author, & Visionary Entrepreneur.George travels all over the Nation and has spoken for the Obama Presidential Campaign, Black Enterprise, Essence, several colleges/universities, a number of k-12 Schools, Fraternal organizations, several civic organizations and a list of major entities.Many articles have been written ...

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Dennis Dortch

Dennis is a storytelling pioneer, discovering and creating new models for content creation, brand expansion, audience building and monetization in the digital space.

Dennis DortchDennis is an acclaimed filmmaker (IFP Gotham Award Nominee, Breakthrough Director) and New Media entrepreneur.   His 2008 Sundance Film A GOOD DAY TO BE BLACK AND SEXY was distributed by Magnolia pictures, licensed by Showtime and is currently available on Netflix.   Dennis parlayed the films’ cult following into the launch of the BLACK&SEXY TV digital network in 2011. With over 65,000 subscribers & 6 million network views to dat...

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Kouri Marshall          Kouri is an accomplished campaign strategist and serves as a Principal at 3K1A Strategies, a political and digital strategies firm specializing in political and non-profit advocacy campaigns across the United States. Kouri previously served as the Campaign Manager for Anita Bonds for DC Council, successfully managing a citywide race in a crowded field of eight other candidates – Bonds won by ten points. Prior to that, Ko...

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