As a leader of the Black Lives Matter movement, Shaun King has become one of the most recognizable and powerful voices on the front lines of civil rights in our time. He was recently named by Time magazine as one of the 25 most important people in the world online and is the co-founder of Real Justice and the Action PAC. Previously, he was the senior justice writer for the New York Daily News, a senior columnist for The Intercept and writer-in-residence at Harvard Law School.
Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Ben Folds is known for his musical genius and spontaneous creativity. He has created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums and numerous collaborative records. He was a judge for five seasons on NBC’s acclaimed a cappella show The Sing-Off (2009-2013) and is an outspoken champion for arts education and music therapy.