Thomas Assefa is an Ethiopian immigrant and a community organizer, helping to build power with working class communities of color, through an independent political organization in Virginia.
Charisse Burden-Stelly is an assistant professor of Africana Studies and Political Science at Carleton College and the co-author, with Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History.
John Doe is a civic educator and Labour Rights Activists with over a decade of work with Youth Groups, Public Servants and a cross section of the publics in Ghana.
Udo C. Enwereuzor is a Senior Policy Adviser on Migration, Minorities and Rights of Citizenship at COSPE, an international development and human rights organisation, based in Florence, Italy.
Brandon Forester is an organizer and former educator working at Free Press and Free Press Action on issues of media justice, technology, and digital rights.
Alyson Jones Turner a Detroit, Michigan-based Educator and a graduate of Spelman College and University of Michigan.
Madeleine kennedy-macfoy is a policy adviser at Education International and a graduate of the London School of Economics & Political Science, and Goldsmiths, University of London.
Chidi King is of Sierra Leonean origin. She has a background in law and currently works as the Director of the Equality Department of the International Trade Union Confederation.
Toussaint Losier is an assistant professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the co-author, with Dan Berger, of Rethinking the American Prison Movement.
David A. Love is a Philadelphia-based journalist and commentator who writes for ecoWURD, Atlanta Black Star, CNN and Al Jazeera, among others.
Denise Moorehead is a communications, marketing and training strategist who works with organizations and for-profits that promote social and class justice.
GS Potter is a strategist and educator working on civil rights, education, and defense.
Larry Williams Jr. is President Emeritus and founder of the Washington, DC-based Progressive Workers Union (PWU), and the founder of UnionBase.org, the first secure social networking and education platform for unions and union workers.
Benjamin Woods is a Researcher at Jobs With Justice and a graduate of the Africana Studies department at Cornell University.
Bill Fletcher, Jr. is the executive editor of the Global African Worker. He is the former president of TransAfrica Forum and a long-time labor activist & writer.