The speakers are, in order: T.E.D.D.Y., Wes Borg, Joy Lusco Kecken, Michael Muhammad Knight, Thomas Wharton, DeWayne Copeland, A Lee Martinez, David Simon, Ishmael Reed, Scott Wilson, Waymatea, Robert Chew, Shawn Taylor, Isaiah Washington, Sonja Sohn, A Peter Bailey, Wendell Pierce, Lisa Yaszek, Abdi Samatar, Lester Kenyatta Spence, Jamie Hector, Amir Sulaiman, Gene Luen Yang, Stephen Notley, Jitu tha Jugganot, Ann Vriend, Runoko Rashidi, Sharon Lewis, Seith Mann, and, Clark Peters.
A couple of important links:
David Simon refers to conflict with Charles Roc Dutton while making the miniseries The Corner. For further reading, check this article.
I asked A. Peter Bailey about African youth in the US (and Canada) believing thateducation is “White,” and learned later for the outstanding sociologist Algernon Austin and his book
that such claims are mostly a myth.