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Canadian Aboriginal Entertainer

A world-class hoop dancer, singer and musician, speaker Dallas Arcand faciliates workshops on topics from self awareness and motivation to music and parenting.

Tariq Trotter from The Roots

Lauded for his complex lyrical content, instrumental prowess, and improvisational skill, Tariq Trotter, a.k.a. Black Thought, delivers an unforgettable performance.

Musician & Reality TV Star

Born blind in his left eye due to congenital glaucoma, standout musician Blessing Offor of The Voice emigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria at the age of six. With a genuine love of people, a zeal for networking and inexhaustible energy, Offor...

Rap Artist & Community Activist

Performer, author, and activist Sister Souljah organizes community youth events that encourage activism. Her best-selling books include No Disrespect.

Hip-Hop Artist & Actor

LL COOL J is an entertainer who has succeeded in crossing into all mediums of entertainment. Already a talented actor currently starring in NCIS: Los Angeles, two-time Grammy Award winner and NAACP Image Award winner, LL continues to...

Rapper

With his dedication to lyrical craft, roaring tracks and b-boy stance, speaker David Banner is one of the most gifted rappers to emerge from below the Mason-Dixon line.

Entrepreneur, Music Icon & Spiritual Leader

Once a rapper with Run DMC, today Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons is the star of Run's House, a fashion mogul, and a minister.

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...

Immersive Symphonic/Electronic Concert

Start with the power and excitement of an electronic dance music (EDM) performance, blend in the emotional and classical tones of a symphony orchestra and the result is Electronic Opus, a first-of-its-kind, live concert experience. The multimedia...

Musician & Activist

Part of the legendary musical trio Peter, Paul and Mary, Yarrow is also a devoted activist whose educational nonprofit, Operation Respect, helps assure children a welcoming environment conducive to learning.

Grammy Award-Winning Latin Singer

As one of the biggest new stars to emerge during the mid-'80s, the Grammy Award-winning Estefan predated the coming Latin pop explosion by a decade, scoring a series of propulsive dance hits rooted in the rhythms of her native Cuba before...

Grammy-Winning Singer

A soulful maven, Labelle has earned her place in Grammy-winning music royalty with her powerful high octave voice. She is also a New York Times best-selling author, television star, celebrity speaker and healthcare advocate who is...

Singer, Actress, Breast Cancer Survivor & Philanthropist

Olivia Newton-John has enjoyed many successes in her career. With three Grammys, numerous American Music and People's Choice Awards, five #1 hits, and 15 top ten singles to her credit, she also starred opposite JohnTravolta in one of the most...

Broadcaster, Musician & Social Entrepreneur

Musician, actor, activist and speaker Derrick Ashong is host of "D.N.A." on FUSION, and former host of "The Derrick Ashong Experience" and Al Jazeera English's The Stream.

Queen of Hip-Hop Soul

Dubbed "the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," six-time Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. She is also a songwriter, producer and actress.

Actor & Musician

Actor Jim Belushi has been seen on Saturday Night Live, According to Jim and a number of feature films. He shares his humorous perspective on life and the male/female relationship.

Inspiring Musicians

Peter Yarrow of the legendary trio Peter, Paul and Mary and his daughter Bethany combine music and storytelling to offer a message of family, humanity and community.

Award-Winning Actress, Dancer & Singer

Rita Moreno is one of a select group of only eight living performers to have achieved entertainment's grand slam, having won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business: the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony, and the Grammy.

Legendary Folk Singer & Activist

Following her son's suicide, iconic singer Judy Collins survived her grief through her passion for words and music. Today, she shares her moving experience with all audiences.

Actress & Singer

Known for her roles in Eve's Bayou and Friday Night Lights, speaker Jurnee Smollett is also a member of ANSA, which combats HIV/AIDS and assists at-risk youth.

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