As we draw nearer to Juneteenth, here are just a few speakers who would make an excellent choice for programming, whether your audience is looking to learn, celebrate, or build community.

Venus Williams
Marcus Buckingham

Leading and Inspired Voice on Racial Justice; Author of NYTimes' bestselling I'm Still Here; Executive Producer of The Next Question

Political Contributor, CNN; Social Entrepreneur and President and Co-Founder, Dream Corps; Three-Time New York Times Bestselling Author; Former Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation, Obama Administration

Dan Schulman
Ursula Burns

Cofounder Black Voters Matter; Advocate for democracy/Civic Engagement, Philanthropy, and Women's Empowerment; Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government; National Organizer, Political Strategist, and Contributor to MSNBC, New York Times

Civil Rights Activist & Former Executive Director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC); Mayor of Atlanta (1982-1990); U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1977-1979); U.S. Representative from Georgia (1973-1977)

Masai Ujiri
Chrissy Teigen

Award-Winning Poet; Scholar; Activist

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist; Member of Chicago Tribune’s Editorial Board

Simon Sinek
Alex Rodriguez

Sociopolitical Comedian, Political Satirist & Host of CNN's United Shades of America

Co-Founder #BlackLivesMatter; TIME Magazine Cover: 100 Most Influential Women of the Last Century; Awarded the Coretta Scott King Center Legacy Award; Former Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Theo Epstein
Sekou Kaalund

Founder and CEO of The Witness, Inc.; New York Times Best-Selling Author of How to Fight Racism and The Color of Compromise; Assistant Director of Narrative and Advocacy at the Center for Antiracist Research, Boston University; Historian of Race and Religion

Award-Winning Journalist and Host of Tamron Hall and Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall; First African American female co-host of TODAY; Ambassador, Safe Horizon, domestic abuse organization

Jaclyn Johnson
Ricky Strauss

MSNBC Political Analyst and Host of The ReidOut; New York Times Bestselling Author

Rapper & Songwriter; Activist; Entrepreneur

Marcus Lemonis
Morgan DeBaun

Multi Award-Winning National and International CNN Correspondent

Co-Host, The View; Host, Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin; Attorney; Author, I Am These Truths

KWAME ALEXANDER: New York Times Best-Selling Author, Poet, and Educator

DR. MARCIA CHATELAIN: Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University; Author of Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America; Creator, #FergusonSyllabus

BAKARI SELLERS: Political Analyst, CNN; Former Representative from South Carolina; Youngest African-American Elected Official in America

DONOVAN THOMPSON: Owner, Executive Producer & Co-Host of The Grapevine

ASHLEY AKUNNA: Owner, Creator and Host of The Grapevine