Skai Jackson shares her thoughts on the prevalent social issues of bullying and racial prejudice in the entertainment industry. Skai Jackson is an American actress. After making her debut in the film Liberty Kid in 2007, she then came to international fame when she portrayed Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel series Jessie from 2011 to 2015, and in Bunk’d. She has also been recognized for her appearances in various commercials, starting from when she was a young child. Jackson has also taking up voice acting for television shows such as Ultimate Spider-Man, and the Marvel Rising series. Skai Jackson is only 17 years old, and has already accomplished so much in her life, even owning her own fashion line which she launched with «Nowadays». Getting a lot of appreciation for acting, memes and her hair, she has inspired a Marvel character, Riri Williams, the new Iron Man. In addition, Skai was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-series), and the Shorty Award for Best Actress. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

How to Unite Against Social Injustices | Skai Jackson | TEDxIVC