Emancipation Proclamation

Signed by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation was an early step to free slaves in the United States. 150 years later, the speakers below will share with you the ramifications of that document and where we must go to ensure equality for all now and forever.

Judy is the Founder and President of Smith & Co, a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. Click here to view

Judy A. Smith
$20000 - $40000(Speaker fee)

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 Actor, Best-selling Author, and Philanthropist. Click here to view

Hill Harper
$20000 - $40000(Speaker fee)

Academician and hip-hop expert. Click here to view

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Emmy Award-winning Newsmaker, Producer, Writer, Broadcaster, and Host of BET Tonight. Click here to view

Ed Gordon
$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)

Political Commentator and Chair of the Voting Rights Institute Click here to view

Donna Brazile
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Television Personality Click here to view

Judge Karen Mills
$10000 - $20000(Speaker fee)

Direct Descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington Click here to view

Kenneth Morris
$5000 - $10000(Speaker fee)
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