As you plan for Black History Month 2020, take a look at our great selection of speakers that each provide a unique way to honor this important month. Our speakers will educate, inspire, and ignite important conversations about the past, present, and future of race.
History in Context
From the Great Migration to the Civil Rights Movement, our speakers examine crucial moments in our national history that continue to shape the country today.
Activist, speaker, and author of I Don't Want Your Love and Light
#1 New York Times-bestselling author of Between the World and Me and We Were Eight Years in Power
National Book Award-winning historian and author of How to Be an Antiracist
Youngest of the Little Rock Nine, civil rights advocate, National Women's Hall of Fame inductee
Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste
Leading Social Reform
For this Black History Month, consider a speaker who inspires social change and champions systemic reform.
Award-winning attorney, entrepreneur, and author of A Knock at Midnight
Award-winning social psychologist and one of the world’s leading experts on unconscious bias
Feminist activist and editor of Can We All Be Feminists?
James Beard Award-winning Chef and author of Notes from a Young Black Chef
Author of Writing My Wrongs and leading voice on criminal justice reform
Author of Losing My Cool: How a Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-hop Culture
Exploring Truth Through Literature
Honor this Black History Month with some of our critically acclaimed speakers whose fiction and poetry is grounded in historical truth, personal experience, and the testimony of others.
Novelist of National Book Award nominated, New York Times-bestselling The Vanishing Half, and National Book Foundation 2016 5 Under 35 Honoree
Professor and author of Black is the Body
MacArthur Fellow and critically acclaimed Haitian-American writer
Recipient of the National Book Foundation's 'Under 35' award and author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self and The Office of Historical Corrections
Author of Homegoing and Transcendent Kingdom, and recipient of the National Book Foundation's 'Under 35' award
National Book Award-winning poet, author of Voyage of the Sable Venus
Educator, poet, and author of Lift Off
Named one of The New Yorker '20 Under 40' writers to watch and author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears and How to Read the Air
New York Times-bestselling author of Dear Martin and Odd One Out
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys
National Book Award and four-time Newbery Honor Winner, MacArthur Fellow, and bestselling author of Red at the Bone
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