African-American Speakers

  • Chef Curtis Aikens

    Celebrity Chef & Literacy Activist

    A native Georgian, Chef Curtis Aikens’ attraction to produce began as a small boy, as he followed his Grandfather Curtis through the garden. His interest grew during high school, when he worked at the Conyers, Georgia A&P Market. “I was supposed to be in the …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    GA
  • Marcus Allen

    Former Running Back for LA Raiders & Kansas City Chiefs

    Marcus Allen is one of the greatest NFL and Collegiate Running Backs of all time.  A former Heisman Trophy winner and a Pro Football Hall of Famer, Marcus Allen will long be remembered as one of the best to ever play the game at any level.  His …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $30,001-$50,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Harvey Alston

    Motivates People & Organizations to Be Their Best

    Considered one of the most dynamic, “high octane” speakers in America. Harvey Alston has been a full-time speaker since 1989. He has spoken to millions of people throughout the United States who have benefited not only from his knowledge, but also from the wisdom that …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,000 or less
    Traveling From:
    OH
  • Wally Amos

    Famous Entrepreneur and Literacy Activist

    Wally Amos is an icon and his name is a household word – and no wonder - he has been in the public eye for over 30 years! As founder of Famous Amos Cookies in 1975 and father of the gourmet chocolate chip cookie industry, …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    HI
  • James Amps III

    Personal Accountability Speaker

    Internationally renowned keynote speaker, consultant and author James Amps III has delivered presentations to more than 550 corporate and professional audiences worldwide. Having combined his professional experience in team building, diversity and executive coaching, he founded AMPS International, LLC, a multi-million dollar company that provides …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    FL
  • Courtney Anderson, JD

    Expert In Leadership & Workforce Law Compliance

    Courtney Elizabeth Anderson, J.D., M.B.A., M.S., is "The Workplace Relationship Expert"™ practicing the "Joyful Art of Business"™ around the world! An author, humorist, speaker and: A global strategic leadership innovator and workplace relationship policy expert who has advised various domestic and international entities including Boeing, Cirque …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    TX
  • Sekou Andrews

    Motivational Poet & Strategic Presenter

    Sekou Andrews is the world’s leading Poetic Voice – a presenter/performer who is disrupting the speaking industry in unprecedented ways. A school teacher turned actor, musician, two- time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and now award-winning poetic voice, any given day may now find Sekou …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour

    First African-American Female Combat Pilot

    Leveraging her “Breakthrough Mentality” and “Get Gutsy” mindset, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour propelled herself from beat cop to combat pilot in a record-breaking three years and became America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot. As featured on CNN, MSNBC, The View, FOX News, Oprah Winfrey and …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    GA
  • Mario Armstrong

    TV & Radio Show Technology Host & Expert

    You’ve probably seen Mario on TV as an Emmy Award–winning talk show host and Digital Lifestyle Strategist or as a regular contributor on NBC’s TODAY show, CNN, and NPR. Or maybe on Inside Edition, Dr. Oz, Steve Harvey, or Rachael Ray. Until recently he also …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $15,001-$20,000
    Traveling From:
    MD
  • Jabari Asim

    Cultural Voice

    Jabari Asim is the editor-in-chief of “Crisis” magazine, a preeminent journal of politics, ideas and culture published by the NAACP and founded by W.E.B. Du Bois in 1910. He spent 11 years at the Washington Post, where he served as deputy editor of the book …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    MD
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