Shay Youngblood

Shay Youngblood

Shay Youngblood Writer, Visual Artist @Shay_Youngblood Shay Youngblood is an Atlanta based writer, visual artist, and educator. Author of several novels including Soul Kiss and Black Girl in Paris, collections of short stories and numerous essays, her published plays...
Michael Harriot

Michael Harriot

Michael Harriot Journalist, Author @michaelharriot Michael Harriot is the Senior Writer at TheRoot.com where he covers the intersection of race, politics, and culture.  Also, animal attacks. (But mostly the politics and race stuff.) His work has appeared in the...
Sabrina Strings

Sabrina Strings

Sabrina Strings Professor, Author @SaStrings Sabrina Strings, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia. Sabrina has been featured in dozens of venues, including BBC News, NPR, Huffington Post, Medium, Los Angeles Times,...
Sophia Chang

Sophia Chang

Sophia Chang Screenwriter and Author @sophchang Sophia Chang is a screenwriter and author who is developing numerous TV properties, including a scripted series at FX, based on her Audible memoir “The Baddest Bitch In The Room.” Earlier this year, she was the subject...
Khalilah Elliott

Khalilah Elliott

Khalilah Elliott Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advocate, Marketing Consultant @kayasinlilah Khalilah Elliott is the Founder & Chief Disruptor of Gafford Communications, LLC, a revolutionary consulting firm focused on providing deliberate and impactful...