Speakers

Leon W. Russell

Leon W. Russell

NAACP Chairman of the Board
Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson

NAACP President and CEO
Michael Adams, Ph.D.

Michael Adams, Ph.D.

Texas Southern University
Leah Aden

Leah Aden

NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF)
Ashley Allison

Ashley Allison

Leadership Conference

Gary Bledsoe

Gary Bledsoe

NAACP Board Member
Matthew Blumin

Matthew Blumin

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak

Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak

Marsha Bonner

Marsha Bonner

H.U.G.S. Movement
The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.

The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.

2018 NAACP Spingarn Medal Recipient

Matthew Colangelo

Matthew Colangelo

New York State Office of the Attorney General
Gilda Daniels

Gilda Daniels

University of Baltimore School of Law
Dr. Christine M. Darden

Dr. Christine M. Darden

Doug E. Fresh

Doug E. Fresh

Anthony "Tony" Fairfax

Anthony “Tony” Fairfax

CensusChannel, LLC

Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr.

Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr.

Center For Black Equity, Inc.
Jesse Gaines

Jesse Gaines

Willie Gary

Willie Gary

Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, P.L.L.C.
Victor L. Goode

Victor L. Goode

NAACP Interim National Education Director
The Honorable Al Green (TX)

The Honorable Al Green (TX)

United States House of Representatives

Kierra Johnson

Kierra Johnson

National LGBTQ Task Force
Marcia Johnson-Blanco

Marcia Johnson-Blanco

Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project
Irving L. Joyner

Irving L. Joyner

Shijuade Kadree

Shijuade Kadree

The Center
Pamela S. Karlan

Pamela S. Karlan

Stanford Law School

Freda J. Levenson

Freda J. Levenson

ACLU of Ohio
Anna Morgan-Mullane

Anna Morgan-Mullane

Children of Promise NYC
Robert Notzon

Robert Notzon

The Law Office of Robert Notzon
Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Mayor of San Antonio
The Honorable Deval Patrick

The Honorable Deval Patrick

Bain Capital, Former Massachusetts Governor

Nina Perales

Nina Perales

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Myrna Perez

Myrna Perez

Brennan Center
Allison Riggs

Allison Riggs

Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Rolando Rios

Rolando Rios

Rev.  Nelson  B.  Rivers,  III

Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III

National Action Network

Angelica Ross

Angelica Ross

TransTech Social Enterprises
Delisa Saunders

Delisa Saunders

American Federation of Teachers
Naomi Wadler

Naomi Wadler

Ruth White

Ruth White

Michael J. Wishnie

Michael J. Wishnie

Yale Law School

DB Woodside

DB Woodside