Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez is a renowned writer, poet, playwright and activist. An influential force in African American literary and political culture for over three decades, she was also in the forefront of the... more

Sybrina Fulton

Sybrina Fulton is dedicating her life to transforming family tragedy into social change. Since the death of her 17 year old son, Trayvon Martin, during the violent confrontation in 2012, Fulton has... more

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli emerged on the national hip-hop scene as part of the rap group Black Star, along with Mos Def and DJ Hi-Tec in 1998, with the debut album Mos Def and Talib Kweli are Black Star. The album... more

Tamika Mallory

Tamika Mallory is President of Mallory Consulting. She was a national organizer for the Justice or Else March, which convened in Washington DC in October 2015 on the 20th Anniversary of the... more

Tef Poe

Tef Poe is a hip-hop artist, writer and activist who built his reputation as a battle rapper in St. Louis. As an MC, Tef has collaborated with Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, Common, Killer Mike, and... more

Toni Blackman

Toni Blackman is a poet, rap lyricist and actress.  She was the first Hip-Hop artist selected to work as a Cultural Ambassador traveling with the US Department of State. Toni has traveled... more

Toussaint Losier

Dr. Toussaint Losier is an Assistant Professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Losier holds a Ph.D. in History... more

Tracy Sharpley-Whiting

Tracy Sharpley-Whiting is the author of the forthcoming book on Black women and hip-hop, Pimps Up, Ho\'s Down: Young Black Women, Hip-Hop and the New Gender Politics (New York University Press,... more

Treva Lindsey

Treva Lindsey is an Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research and teaching interests include African American women’s history... more

Tricia Rose

Author of four books including the 1994 first scholarly text on hip-hop culture Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, Dr. Rose is Professor and Chair of Africana Studies... more