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Keisha N. Blain

Keisha N. Blain

Keynote Speaker: Award-Winning Historian & Writer

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Keisha N. Blain Biography

Dr. Keisha N. Blain is one of the most innovative and influential young historians of her generation. Her research and writing examine the dynamics of race, gender, and politics in both national and global perspectives. She completed a Ph.D. in History from Princeton University in 2014. She is a Professor of Africana Studies and History at Brown University, a columnist for MSNBC, and former president of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS). She is 2022 recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2022 Andrew Carnegie Fellow.

Dr. Blain is the author of "Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom" (2018), winner of the First Book Award from the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians and winner of the Darlene Clark Hine Award from the Organization of American Historians. Dr. Blain’s most recent book "Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America" (2021) was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and selected as a finalist for the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography.

Dr. Blain is also the co-editor of "To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism" (2019); "New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition" (2018); and "Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence" (2016). Her latest collection is the #1 New York Times Best Seller "Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019," edited with Ibram X. Kendi (2021). "Four Hundred Souls" was selected as a finalist for the 2022 Carnegie Medal of Excellence in Nonfiction.

Dr. Blain’s writing has been featured in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Nation, Foreign Affairs, and more. She frequently offers commentary on international, national, and local media outlets, such as BBC, PBS, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, and Al Jazeera. She is the recipient of more than a dozen prestigious awards and fellowships, including a W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship at Harvard University and fellowships from New America, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Ford Foundation. In 2018, she was appointed to the Organization of American Historians’ Distinguished Lectureship Program. She is a widely sought-after speaker on United States history, African American history, African Diaspora Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

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Keisha N. Blain Videos

Keisha N. Blain: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America
Keisha N. Blain with LaNesha DeBardelaben
Authors Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain on new historical book

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Keisha N. Blain is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Women and Black Heritage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Keisha N. Blain for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Keisha N. Blain generally travels from Pittsburgh, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Ellen McGirt and Xernona Clayton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Keisha N. Blain for an upcoming event.

Keisha N. Blain Videos

Keisha N. Blain: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America
Keisha N. Blain with LaNesha DeBardelaben
Authors Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain on new historical book
Social Justice Leaders Series led by Dr. Keisha N. Blain

How to book Keisha N. Blain?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Keisha N. Blain for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Keisha N. Blain, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Keisha N. Blain or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Keisha N. Blain?

Booking fees for Keisha N. Blain, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Keisha N. Blain, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Keisha N. Blain?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Keisha N. Blain for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Keisha N. Blain for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Keisha N. Blain or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Keisha N. Blain or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Keisha N. Blain is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Women and Black Heritage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Keisha N. Blain for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Keisha N. Blain generally travels from Pittsburgh, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Ellen McGirt and Xernona Clayton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Keisha N. Blain for an upcoming event.

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