South Carolina Community Black Caucus,
Columbia, South Carolina,

Rev. Dr. Johnnie Cordero, D.D., J.D.

Critical Race Theorist, Liberation Theologian, Author & Speaker

Senior Fellow
MAJRR Editorial Group


Dr. Johnnie Cordero is a thought leader on Race in America who identifies as a Radical Centrist. He is an ordained Minister and a noted Liberation Theologian who is an expert on Critical Race Theory. He is the current Chairman of the South Carolina Community Black Caucus. He is the host of “The Cordero Report” podcast and is a frequent political contributor and commentator for The MinorityEye. As an ordained clergyman in both the Orthodox Catholic and Baptist traditions, Dr. Cordero has made it his life’s work to study the foundational faiths and traditions at the root of African American cultures. He is an expert on ancient African history with an emphasis on Ancient Kemet (Egypt) from the 12th through the 18th dynasties. Dr. Cordero is a founding member of the Harlem Institute of Egyptological Research (HIER).

Dr. Cordero is the author of “Total Black Empowerment Through the Creation of Powerful MindsⓇ: A Mind Power Primer for the Twenty-First Century and Beyond”; ‘Total Black Empowerment: A Guide to Critical Thinking in the Age of Trump.’; and “Theodicy and The Power of the African Will’. All are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online booksellers.


  1. June 1986

    J.D. Jurisprudence

    Long Island University, New York, USA
  2. June 1983

    B.A. Political Science

    Long Island University, New York, USA
  3. December 1973

    D.D. Divinity

    American Orthodox Catholic Church, New York, USA

Professional Appointments

  1. Current
    South Carolina Community Black Caucus
  2. 2019
    Affirmative Action Committee SCDP
  3. 2018 - 2020
    Democratic Black Caucus of South Carolina
  4. 1985 - 1986
    National Black Law Students Association
  5. 1983
    Founding Member
    Harlem Institute of Egyptological Research, New York, USA
  6. 1975
    Charismatic Church of Christ Realists, New York, USA

Awards & Recognition

  • 2022
    Distinguished Fellow Award
    Minority American Journal of Race & Racism
  • 2017
    Dream Chaser Award
    Bookert Agency