Darrick Hamilton, et al

Darrick Hamilton is an associate professor at the New School for Social Research's economics department and at the Milano School, also at the New School.

Tressie McMillan Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Alan A. Aja is an associate professor and deputy chair in the department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

Carolyn Ash is managing director of Ash Consulting Group, which provides support to schools committed to diversity.

William Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University.