Location: Convention Center
900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130
Rev. Al Sharpton is the founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization headquartered in Harlem, New York, with over sixty chapters nationwide including a Washington, DC Bureau and regional offices from coast to coast. Rev.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters was elected in November 2012 to her twelfth term in the House of Representatives, representing California's 43rd Congressional District. She serves as the Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Comm
Three-time Grammy winner, Donnie McClurkin, is the man behind multi-platinum and gold-selling CD(s) and an amazing songwriter that has penned chart topping tunes like, “Stand” and “We Fall Down.” For over six years he has hosted The Donnie McClurkin Show, which draws over 5 million listeners in
Aja Brown is the youngest Mayor the City of Compton has ever elected. With over 10 years experience in economic development and municipal planning, Mayor Brown is a proven strategic visionary focused on family, quality of life, policy reform and economic development.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is the 49th Mayor of Baltimore and the only black female serving as mayor among the country’s 100 largest cities. She has focused her administration on growing Baltimore’s population by 10,000 families over the next decade.
Yolanda Adams triumphantly carries the torch for contemporary gospel & inspirational music. With 13 releases Yolanda has earned a multitude of accolades including four Grammy Awards.