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Meet our Speakers

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Lyzette Wanzer MFA

Lyzette Wanzer MFA

Conference Founder & Director, TRAUMA, TRESSES, & TRUTH

Margalynne Armstrong JD

Margalynne Armstrong JD

Sulma Arzu-Brown

Sulma Arzu-Brown

Carmen Bardeguez-Brown

Carmen Bardeguez-Brown

Micah A. Bledsoe-Holland

Micah A. Bledsoe-Holland

Tyrice Brown MFA

Tyrice Brown MFA

Karla Brundage MFA

Karla Brundage MFA

Valerie Carpenter MPS

Valerie Carpenter MPS

MK Chavez

MK Chavez

Kim Coleman Foote

Kim Coleman Foote

Dr. Adrienne Danyelle Oliver

Dr. Adrienne Danyelle Oliver

Dr. Regis Fox

Dr. Regis Fox

Vanessa Hintz PsyD

Vanessa Hintz PsyD

Vivid Insights Consulting

Dr. Raina J. León

Dr. Raina J. León

Judy Juanita

Judy Juanita

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Joleen Richards

Joleen Richards

Jewelry Artist, Joleen Creations

Barbara Ruth Sanders

Barbara Ruth Sanders

Kathryn Seabron

Kathryn Seabron

Sal Steiner

Sal Steiner

RachelSimone Wyley

RachelSimone Wyley

CEO and Founder, Culture Kinesis LLC

Kuukua Dzigbordi Yomekpe MA, MTS

Kuukua Dzigbordi Yomekpe MA, MTS

Hillary Younglove

Hillary Younglove

Talks

Race, Stigma, and the Politics of Black Hair

August 07, 2021, 06:45 PM
Kuukua Dzigbordi Yomekpe Judy Juanita Sulma Arzu-Brown Kim Coleman Foote

Natural Hair and the Cultural Violence of Identity Erasure

August 07, 2021, 08:15 PM
Karla Brundage Margalynne Armstrong RachelSimone Wyley Micah A. Bledsoe-Holland

Getting to the Root of Afrolatina Hair

August 07, 2021, 10:00 PM
MK Chavez Raina J. León Tyrice Brown Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

When Children’s Hair Breaks School Rules

August 07, 2021, 11:30 PM
Valerie Carpenter Dr. Regis Fox Sulma Arzu-Brown Micah A. Bledsoe-Holland

Pelo Malo Y Pelo Bueno: Afro Latinas Who Rose Above

August 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
MK Chavez Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa Carmen Bardeguez-Brown

History of the Tignon Laws: A Historical Perspective

August 08, 2021, 06:00 PM
Joleen Richards Adrienne Danyelle Oliver Karla Brundage

Natural Hair Portraits: Visual Artists

August 08, 2021, 07:15 PM
Sal Steiner Joleen Richards Hillary Younglove

Is Hair Discrimination Race Discrimination?

August 08, 2021, 07:15 PM
RachelSimone Wyley Valerie Carpenter Tyrice Brown

How Natural Black Hair Became A Civil Rights Issue

August 08, 2021, 10:30 PM
Judy Juanita Barbara Ruth Sanders Kathryn Seabron

The CROWN Act: An Overview of SB 188

August 09, 2021, 12:00 AM
Margalynne Armstrong Kathryn Seabron Lyzette Wanzer Vanessa Hintz