|Alma mater||Marymount University|
|Occupation||Executive Director of Color of Change|
Rashad Robinson is an American civil rights leader and nonprofit executive. He serves as executive director of Color of Change, having joined the organization in May 2011. He is a board member of RaceForward, Demos, and State Voices.
Color of Change has a stated mission of strengthening the political voice of black America and making government more responsive to their concerns. Robinson has organized many of the organization's initiatives, including a campaign against the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Under Robinson's leadership, ColorOfChange played an important role in successful efforts to protect the principle of net neutrality by pushing the FCC to reclassify broadband as a common carrier service. In 2015, ColorOfChange was ranked 6th on Fast Company's list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.
From 2010–2014, Robinson was selected as one of "The Root 100," a list of emerging and influential African Americans under 45. He has made numerous media appearances in a variety of outlets, including NPR, MSNBC, and CNN. His writings and op-eds have appeared in The Guardian, New York Times, Huffington Post, and many other publications. He has previously held leadership roles at GLAAD, the Right to Vote Campaign, and FairVote. On August 4, 2017 the subject appeared on C-Span's "Washington Journal" to talk about the Trump administration's approach to college admissions and civil rights.
Ebony Magazine has identified Rashad Robinson as one of several "breakthrough leaders who have stepped up and are moving forward in the perpetual fight for justice." In 2015, Huffington Post featured Rashad Robinson in a series highlighting "some of the people and issues that will shape the world in the next decade."  In May 2015, Robinson was conferred an honorary doctoral degree from St. Mary's College of Maryland.
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- "St. Mary's College Graduates 430 Seniors during 45th Commencement Ceremony". St. Mary's College of Maryland. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
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