Briaunna Embrey-Banks, the 2021 recipient of the MACHUO Commitment to Social Justice Award is a public speaker and Founder of Owning My Blackness (OMB) and Owning My Blackness Consulting (OMBC); who specializes in Racial Justice in K-12 and higher education. OMB is an organization that works to educate, advocate, and elevate for Black Students. OMBC is a consulting business that works with educators to reduce systematic racism in education.