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1:00 – 2:00 | Jacob Javits Convention Center Main Stage STATE OF BLACK AMERICA: How to Make Our Voices Heard in this Political Climate Join us for a discussion on issues plaguing our community. We’ll cover everything from the mid-term elections, voter registration, and fake news...
Location: Special Events Hall 3:30p - 4:00pm - Wendy Williams Key Note 4:00p - 4:15pm - ASK WENDY: Straight-Up Advice for All the Drama in Your Life Come hear from WBLS’ homegrown, New York Times best-selling author, Emmy nominated syndicated daytime talk show host,...
Actor, Stephen Bishop is best known for his role as David Paulk on BET Network’s original hit series “Being Mary Jane,” starring opposite Gabrielle Union as her long time on and off again boyfriend. Last year Stephen starred in TV One’s “Media” to rave reviews turning the film...
Dr. Faith Brown, Counseling Psychologist, Performance Strategist, Business Mentor, Author, Speaker, Radio Personality, & Expert Panelist coaches individuals and corporate entities in posturing for next level positioning. Specializing in relationships, she leverages her...
Dr. Ian Smith is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling books, SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET , and SUPER SHRED: The Big Results Diet , and The Shred Diet Cookbook. Dr. Smith’s highly anticipated newest book BLAST THE SUGAR OUT became an instant New York Times best...
CEO, Hope Beyond Fibroids Nutritional Health Coach Co-Founder, 90-Day Hope Beyond Fibroids Elimination Program Bestselling Author & Speaker Hope Beyond Fibroids CEO & Founder, Nutritional Health Coach, Speaker and Fibroids Activist Gessie Thompson helps women eliminate...
Born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in San Pedro, California, Misty Copeland began her ballet studies at the late age of thirteen. At fifteen, she won first place in the Music Center Spotlight Awards. She studied at the San Francisco Ballet School and American Ballet...
Carla Hall is a co-host of ABC’s Emmy award winning, popular lifestyle series “The Chew,”. Hall is best known as a competitor on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and “Top Chef: All Stars”, where she won over audiences with her fun catch phrase, “Hootie Hoo” and her philosophy to always cook...
Actress, advocate, and humanitarian, Cicely Tyson is renowned for her portrayals of strong female characters on stage, screen, and television, from her stunning initial stage appearance as Barbara Allen in Dark of the Moon to her triumphant 2013 return to Broadway. After a 30-...