Some of the established and emerging figures in the movement developing around the police-involved deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner:
The Rev. Al Sharpton — Leader of the National Action Network, longtime civil rights activist, MSNBC host and former Democratic presidential candidate.
Phil Agnew — Executive director and founder of the Dream Defenders, which describes itself as a "vociferous, new-school civil rights organization." It has been credited for bringing the Trayvon Martin case to national attention.
Marc Morial — President and CEO of the National Urban League, former mayor of New Orleans and son of the first African-American mayor of New Orleans, Ernest "Dutch" Morial.
The Rev. Lennox Yearwood — President and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, former national director of the Gulf Coast Renewal Campaign and former political and grass-roots director of Russell Simmons' Hip Hop Summit Action Network.
Barbara Arnwine — President and executive director of the national Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Also a leader of Election Protection, the nation's largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition.
Cornell William Brooks — National president and CEO of the NAACP. A lawyer and human rights activist who also led the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice.