Hannah L. Drake is a blogger, activist, public speaker, poet, and author of 11 books. She writes commentary on politics, feminism, and race and her work has been featured online at Cosmopolitan, The Bitter Southerner, Harper’s Bazaar and Revolt TV. In 2019 during Super Bowl Sunday, Hannah’s poem, "All You Had To Do Was Play The Game, Boy," which addresses the protest by Colin Kaepernick, was shared by film writer Ava DuVernay. The poem has been viewed more than two million times. Labeled as a change agent, Hannah’s message is thought-provoking and at times challenging, but she believes that it is in the uncomfortable spaces that change can take place.

Hannah’s commentary has been recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama. She was featured on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss her international movement, “Do Not Move Off the Sidewalk.” She was selected by the Muhammad Ali Center to be a Daughter of Greatness and as one of the Best of the Best in Louisville, Kentucky for her poem “Spaces.” She recently was honored as a Kentucky Colonel, the highest title of honor bestowed by the Kentucky Governor.