MC Serch

Host of both VH-1 reality shows "The White Rapper Show" and "Miss Rap Supreme", MC Serch emerged on the hip-hop scene as a member of  3rd Base before launching a solo career... more

Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson is currently University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. A renowned scholar, ordained Baptist minister and public intellectual, his scholarship and cultural... more

Michael Skolnik

Michael Skolnik is the political director to hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons and the copresident of, an online resource for all things “Hip-Pop,” founded by Russell.... more

Niaz Kasravi

Niaz Kasraviserves as Criminal Justice Director of the NAACP. She received her Ph. D. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine. In her academic career, she focused... more

Nura Maznavi

Nura Maznavi is a full-time staff attorney with Muslim Advocates leading its Program to End Religious & Racial Profiling. Prior to joining Muslim Advocates, she was an associate with the law firm... more

Oliver Wang

Oliver Wang is a cultural critic whose writings on pop music and film have appeared in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Wax Poetics, LA Weekly, URB, the Village Voice, Popmatters.Com, Vibe, Scratch... more

Paradise Gray

Paradise Gray, "The Architect" of the X Clan is a writer and photographer with articles and photographs appearing in the Source Magazine, XXL, Wax Poetics, Right On!, and VH1's 30 Years... more

Rahiel Tesfamariam

Rahiel Tesfamariam is a social activist and public theologian. A former columnist for the Washington Post, she is the founder and publisher of Urban Cusp, an online lifestyle magazine... more

Rahiel Tesfamariam

Rahiel Tesfamariam is the Founder/ Editorial Director of, a cutting edge online magazine that highlights progressive urban culture, faith, social change and global awareness. She is... more

Rana Abdelhamid

Rana Abdelhamid is an internationally acclaimed human rights organizer, martial artist and social entrepreneur focused on the empowerment of marginalized communities. She is the founder and CEO... more