Parenting Speakers

Here at Great Black Speakers we believe good parenting skills are incredibly important, and that is why we offer a carefully selected range of highly qualified African-American candidates for our public speaking services. Parenthood is one of the most challenging experiences in someone’s life; it requires undying patience, gratuitous amounts of time and being well informed on your children’s development. Great Black Speakers has assembled a group of parenting professionals, scholars and enthusiasts that are highly accomplished public speakers who aim to share personal stories, advice and knowledge on what parenting requires from you. View our selection of African-American parenting public speakers here.

Judge Mablean Ephriam          Judge Mablean was born to Robert and Mable Ephriam in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. She is no stranger to achievement. Through hard, consistent and dedicated work, she strives to perform and do her God-given best. Since a child, she has always had that “spirit” of excellence and liberality about her.The ninth of ten children, you could always find her somewhere reading, studying, and asking countless questions that coul...


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Anjuelle Floyd

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Mother-Daughter Relations and Dreams.

Anjuelle Floyd           Anjuelle is a wife of thirty-two years, mother of three, abstract painter, and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Mother-Daughter Relations and Dreams. She is the author of a collection of short stories, Keeper of Secrets ... Translations of an Incident (2007,) and three novels, The House (2010,) Seasons in Purdah (2012,) and When the Drum Major Died (2014.)Anjuelle's short stories and novels turn on...


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Andrea Cennington

A passionate voice wittingly serving others as an advocate, empowering and inspiring seamlessly taking listeners on a journey from victim to victorious.

Andrea Cennington, MSW, PhD (ABD)         Andrea is a pathfinder and a curious renegade for family stability. She passionately explores ways to empower women and children through education. Andrea has successfully overcome many travails of her own including homelessness, being raised in a home of alcoholism and domestic violence, and being the spouse of one with addiction issues. Despite these experiences, she intentionally and purposefully raise...


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Michael Cottman

White House Correspondent and Commentator with Rev. Al Sharpton’s national radio show, who offers unique insights about President Obama's social policies, racial diversity, scuba diving slave ships and balancing work and marriage.

Michael H. Cottman         Michael, an award-winning Journalist and Author, is a Senior Correspondent for BlackAmericaWeb.com, a division of REACH Media/Radio One, the nation’s largest black-owned media company.Cottman covers the White House and offers commentary and political analysis about President Barack Obama, focusing primarily on how the Obama administration’s economic, education and health-care policies impact African Americans and people...


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Dr. David Stephens         Dr. David is a relationship coach to married couples and singles in the dating game. He conducts seminars, marriage enrichment classes, and does keynote speaking for churches, civic groups, and leadership development organizations. Dr. Stephens is a dynamic speaker with a unique combination of street smarts and biblical wisdom. He has expanded his intuitive knowledge about love and marriage through academic training, co...


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Dr. Theodore Ransaw

The masculinity scholar - Exploring fatherhood, rites of passage, education and the influence of Hip-hop on the masculine male.

Dr. Theodore S. Ransaw         A highly sought after guest speaker, Dr. Theodore S. Ransaw is a scholar specializing in the fields of Education, Afro American Studies and Communication.He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Cultural Education and International Studies. Dr. Ransaw also has a MA and a BA in Communication.Theodore Ransaw, is a true innovator, a man who has done what has not been done before. Not once ...


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Dr. Agorom Dike

Motivational speaker, advocate, consultant, chaplain and preacher.

Dr. Agorom Constantine Dike          Of both Jamaican and Nigerian parentage, Dr. Dike is a motivational speaker, advocate, consultant, chaplain and preacher.  He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, DC in 2009 with a concentration in multicultural and international missions.  His career reflects a passion for holistic transformation; hence his leadership and service to various instituti...


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