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As Barack Obama has said, he is not a black but a biracial president. The US has made strides to eliminate the color divide, and biracial individuals beautifully illustrate just how ambiguous ethnic and racial divisions are in the first place. We offer a robust roster of biracial speakers. From authors and models to athletes and actresses, these biracial speakers deliver thought-provoking and inspirational keynotes on the beauty of multiculturalism.

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Senior Executive at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Best Selling Author, A Chance in the World

Steve Pemberton’s story is about defying seemingly unsurmountable odds— overcoming abuse and neglect as an orphan in foster care to become a trail-blazing corporate executive, enlightened diversity leader, visionary youth advocate and acclaimed...

Executive Editor, ESPN & Former Editor-in-Chief of Ebony

An award-winning media executive and brand architect, speaker Amy DuBois Barnett is of one of our nation's premier curators of American popular culture.

New York Times Best-Selling Author & Musician

An award-winning jazz musician, McBride is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The Color of Water, a memoir that has become a modern classic. Spike Lee directed the film adaptation of McBride's book, Miracle at St. Anna...

MVP Wide Receiver & Activist

Perhaps the greatest wide receiver in Steelers' history, speaker Hines Ward promotes social and political reform in South Korea through his Helping Hands Foundation.

Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate, Political Commentator & Professor

Speaker Rosa Clemente engages communities through her discussions on Afro-Latino identity and politics, sexism within hip-hop culture, and hip-hop activism.

Actress on Hit TV Show Empire

Grace (Gealey) Byers can currently be seen as Anika Calhoun on the hit FOX series Empire, which returns for season three in the fall of 2016. From having near-death experiences to growing up in a unique family setting, Byers shares her...

Actress, Model & Activist

Speaker Yaya DaCosta was a semi-finalist on America's Next Top Model, an NAACP Image Award nominated actress, and a Brown University graduate.

Decathlon World Champion

From a fist-fighting, drug-using, and pre-suicidal youth, Clay became the "World's Greatest Athlete" in the decathlon.

Widow of Journalist Daniel Pearl

Pearl is a unique and versatile award-winning journalist who has written A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl, a gripping and profound narrative of her experience and the pursuit of those who captured and...

Reporter, Poet & Activist

News reporter and anchor, poet, writer, activist, and lecturer, Felipe Luciano is one of the most dynamic Latino public figures in the United States of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. His eloquence, vision, and passion for issues of...

Best-Selling Author & Face of Innovation Thought Leadership

Frans Johansson is the best-selling author of The Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation. His follow up book, The Click Moment was named top 10 best business book of the year by Fast Company...

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