Civil Rights

Civil rights refer to the rights to personal liberty established by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. constitution and certain Congressional acts, especially as applied to an individual or a minority group. It can also solely refer to the rights to full legal, social, and economic equality extended to African-Americans as a minority group. Knowing one’s civil rights is vital for a variety of reasons and will help to protect you from discrimination and inequality. To learn more about civil rights for African-Americans or to educate an audience on civil rights topics, try hiring a world renowned public speaker from Great Black Speakers. Browse our extensive selection below.

The People\'s Scholar who specializes in finance, education, and black social commentary. Click here to view

Dr. Boyce Watkins
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction, speaks on behalf of Artists for a New South Africa, Children’s Defense Fund, and U.S. State Department, to educate people around the world on issues involving HIV/AIDS, Civil Rights, etc. Click here to view

Jurnee Smollett Bell
$20000 - $40000(Speaker fee)

Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice; Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, Harvard Law School Click here to view

Charles Ogletree
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

John Marshall, son of Thurgood Marshall, our nation’s first African-American U.S. Supreme Court Justice, specializes in motivational speeches dealing with his father’s role in our nation’s civil rights movement and his place in American History. Click here to view

John W. Marshall
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Relationship Expert, Licensed Mediator & Family Law Attorney Click here to view

Judge Mablean Ephriam
$5000 - $10000(Speaker fee)

CNN Analyst Click here to view

Roland Martin
$20000 - $40000(Speaker fee)

Academician, Author, and Media Personality Committed to Raising Awareness of Issues Facing the Black Community Click here to view

Dr. Julianne Malveaux
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Daughter of Malcolm X and Author of Growing Up X Click here to view

Ilyasah Shabazz
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Goldie is sought after motivational issue driven speaker! Over her 25yr award-winning career, this journalist, opinion writer has emerged as one of the most powerful voices in public discourse. Click here to view

Goldie Taylor
$5000 - $10000(Speaker fee)
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