African-American Abolitionist and Women's Rights Activist
Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist. She was born into slavery, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom. After going to court to recover her son, in 1828 she became the first black woman to win such a case against a white man.
African-American Social Reformer and Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York.
Founder, Drag Haus of Amazing
Desmond Is Amazing is a performer, drag kid, awarded LGBTQ advocate, outspoken gay youth, editorial model, public speaker, founder of his own drag house, fashion designer, muse, and icon. Most importantly, he is an inspiration to many.
2-Time Emmy Award Nominee
Fran Drescher is an actress and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit television series "The Nanny" (1993 - 1999), and for her nasal voice and thick New York accent. On February 4, 2014, she made her Broadway debut.
Contestant, Project Runway All Stars (Season 5)
Sam Donovan was a contestant on the television show "Project Runway All Stars" (Season 5). He graduated from Parsons in May 2013, with a BFA in Fashion Design. As a fashion designer, he believes that fashion should be accessible.
Meli'sa Morgan is an American R&B/Soul singer–songwriter. She had a string of urban contemporary hits starting the mid–1980s through the mid–1990s. Born in Queens, New York, shegot her start in the music industry while singing with a church gospel choir.