Past Speakers

January 27, 2014

Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams

January 28, 2013

Harry Belafonte

Ben Carson

January 16, 2012

Ben Carson

Ben Carson

January 17, 2011

Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley

January 18, 2010

Ramsey Lewis

Ramsey Lewis

January 19, 2009

Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples

Wayne Watson

Wayne Watson

Tim Wise

Tim Wise

January 21, 2008

Alexis Herman

Alexis Herman

Eva Jefferson Paterson

Eva Jefferson Paterson

Theodore M. Shaw

Theodore M. Shaw

January 15, 2007

Harry Lennix

Harry Lennix

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

Clarence Page

Clarence Page

January 16, 2006

Kweisi Mfume

Kweisi Mfume

January 17, 2005

Yolanda King

Yolanda King

January 19, 2004

Anna Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith

January 20, 2003

Dr. Cornel West

Dr. Cornel West

January 21, 2002

Reverend Samuel "Billy" Kyles

Reverend Samuel

January 15, 2001

Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.

Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.