Yoruba Richen

Yoruba Richen

Keynote Speaker: Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker; Known For TED Talk on the Intersection of Civil Rights & LGBT Rights

Yoruba Richen Biography

Yoruba Richen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been featured on PBS, New York Times Op Doc, Frontline Digital, New York Magazine’s website -The Cut, The Atlantic, and Field of Vision. She also created the documentary specialization at the Newmark J-School.

Her film, How it Feels To Be Free, premiered on PBS’s American Masters in January of 2021. Her other work includes The New York Times Presents: The Killing of Breonna Taylor, which was featured on FX and Hulu, and The Sit In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show, which premiered on MSNBC and is streaming on Peacock.

Her film, The Green Book: Guide to Freedom, was broadcast on the Smithsonian Channel and was nominated for an Emmy award. The New Black and Promised Land won multiple festival awards before airing on PBS’s Independent Lens and P.O.V. Yoruba won the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access and was a Sundance Producers Fellow.

She is the 2016 recipient of the Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker Award and a Guggenheim Fellow.

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Yoruba Richen Videos

A Deeper Look at the Green Book with Yoruba Richen | Black America
A Deeper Look at the Green Book with Yoruba Richen | Black America
Yoruba Richen: The New Black
Yoruba Richen: The New Black
Yoruba Richen: What gay rights movement learned from civil rights movement
Yoruba Richen: What gay rights movement learned from civil rights movement

How to book Yoruba Richen?

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

How much does it cost to book Yoruba Richen?

Booking fees for Yoruba Richen, 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 Yoruba Richen, 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 Yoruba Richen?

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


Yoruba Richen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Television & Film, Diversity and News & Media. The estimated speaking fee range to book Yoruba Richen for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Yoruba Richen generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Geena Rocero and Clayborne Carson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yoruba Richen for an upcoming event.

Yoruba Richen Videos

A Deeper Look at the Green Book with Yoruba Richen | Black America
A Deeper Look at the Green Book with Yoruba Richen | Black America
Yoruba Richen: The New Black
Yoruba Richen: The New Black
Yoruba Richen: What gay rights movement learned from civil rights movement
Yoruba Richen: What gay rights movement learned from civil rights movement
Interview with Yoruba Richen - Director of the Documentary, The New Black
Interview with Yoruba Richen - Director of the Documentary, The New Black

Yoruba Richen Reviews

  • Everyone I was working with was so professional and quick to respond! Yoruba was wonderful and her words will reverberate through this campus for years to come.
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Jan 23 2019

  • Baxalta - Jun 23 2016

Yoruba Richen News

How to book Yoruba Richen?

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

How much does it cost to book Yoruba Richen?

Booking fees for Yoruba Richen, 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 Yoruba Richen, 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 Yoruba Richen?

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


Yoruba Richen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Television & Film, Diversity and News & Media. The estimated speaking fee range to book Yoruba Richen for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Yoruba Richen generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Geena Rocero and Clayborne Carson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yoruba Richen for an upcoming event.

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