Saad Eddin Ibrahim is Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo and Chairman of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies. Dr. Ibrahim gained global attention after he was sentenced to seven years imprisonment at a trial Amnesty International described as politically motivated to punish him for his human rights activism. His conviction was overturned in 2003. (http://www.project-syndicate.org/contributor/saad-e--ibrahim)
Tom Joyner Syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner graduated from Tuskegee University with a bachelor’s in sociology and has given more than $65 million in tuition to students attending HBCUs. The many donations have been made possible
Nationally syndicated radio host and bestselling author Thom Hartmann exposes the covert war conservatives and corporations are waging against America's middle class, a war that's reducing the rest of us to a politically impotent working poor. This book asks: How did this happen? Who's benefiting? And how can we stop it?
Mitch Albom (born May 23, 1958) graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in sociology and earned his Master's degrees in journalism and business administration from Columbia University. Albom is a best-selling author, nationally syndicated newspaper columnist for the Detroit Free Press, nationally syndicated radio host for ABC and flagship station WJR-AM in Detroit, and television commentator. He has founded two charities in the metropolitan Detroit area.
Gayle King : A 1976 graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Psychology and Sociology. Gayle is an editor for The Oprah Magazine ,she also hosted her own syndicated talk show The Gayle King Show and is currently a co-anchor for the CBS Morning Show.