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Minnijean Brown Trickey

Minnijean Brown Trickey

Keynote Speaker: Civil Rights Activist & Member of the "Little Rock Nine"

Minnijean Brown Trickey Biography

Minnijean Brown Trickey has lifelong experience and commitment to peacemaking; environmental issues; developing youth leadership; diversity education and training; cross-cultural communication; gender and social justice advocacy. Brown Trickey is one of the nine African American students who collectively resisted opposition to the desegregation to enter Little Rock Central High School in 1957, with protection from federal troops.

Brown Trickey’s teaching experience in social work includes Carleton University, and community colleges in Canada. She served in the Clinton Administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Workforce Diversity at the Department of Interior. She was the Shipley Visiting Writer for Heritage Studies at Arkansas State University. For the past twenty years she has been a nonviolence and antiracism facilitator for Sojourn to the Past, a ten-day interactive history experience for high school students. She continues as a teacher, writer and motivational speaker. She is the mother of three sons and three daughters.

Brown Trickey is the recipient of numerous awards for her community work for social justice, including Lifetime Achievement Tribute by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, the International Wolf Award for contributions to racial harmony. With the Little Rock Nine, she received the NAACP Spingarn Medal and the Congressional Gold Medal. She is a member of the Little Rock Nine Foundation that awards nine scholarships bi-annually.

She holds a Bachelor of Social Work in Native Human Services from Laurentian University and Master of Social Work from Carleton University, in Ontario Canada. She is the recipient of four Honorary Doctorates.

She is the subject of a documentary, Journey to Little Rock: the Untold Story of Minnijean Brown Trickey, which has received critical acclaim in international film festivals in Africa, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, the U.S., South America and Canada. She was featured in People Magazine, Newsweek, the Ottawa Citizen, the BBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp, Donahue, CNN, the History Channel Turning Points in History, the HBO documentary, Little Rock Central: 50 Years Later, and a variety television, radio and print media. She appeared with the Little Rock Nine on Oprah, Today and numerous other media.

In 2016, Brown Trickey donated more than 20 personal objects to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The collection includes a Little Rock Central High School yearbook, a graduation dress, a personal letter from President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a notice of suspension and photographs. She is a proud mother and grandmother who still travels globally spreading a message of antiracism, nonviolence, peace and reconciliation.

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Minnijean Brown Trickey Videos

Little Rock Nine's Minnijean Brown-Trickey In Miami To Kick Off MLK Weekend
Civil Rights Icon Minnijean Brown Trickey: Heroes Then & Now!
Nonviolence Is... | Minnijean Brown-Trickey | TEDxMarkhamSt

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Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Minnijean Brown Trickey 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey, 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Minnijean Brown Trickey?

Booking fees for Minnijean Brown Trickey, 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey, 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Minnijean Brown Trickey 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Minnijean Brown Trickey 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.


Minnijean Brown Trickey is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Black Heritage and Diversity. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Minnijean Brown Trickey can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Xernona Clayton and Clayborne Carson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Minnijean Brown Trickey for an upcoming event.

Minnijean Brown Trickey Videos

Little Rock Nine's Minnijean Brown-Trickey In Miami To Kick Off MLK Weekend
Civil Rights Icon Minnijean Brown Trickey: Heroes Then & Now!
Nonviolence Is... | Minnijean Brown-Trickey | TEDxMarkhamSt
Minnijean Brown Trickey of the Little Rock Nine

Minnijean Brown Trickey Reviews

  • Great all around experience.
    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Jan 23 2018

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    St. Catherine's School - Oct 10 2017

How to book Minnijean Brown Trickey?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Minnijean Brown Trickey 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey, 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Minnijean Brown Trickey?

Booking fees for Minnijean Brown Trickey, 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey, 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Minnijean Brown Trickey 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey 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 Minnijean Brown Trickey or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Minnijean Brown Trickey 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.


Minnijean Brown Trickey is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Black Heritage and Diversity. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Minnijean Brown Trickey can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Xernona Clayton and Clayborne Carson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Minnijean Brown Trickey for an upcoming event.

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