Four African American Keynote Speakers Who Play a Crucial Role in Education

Posted by Alexis Washington

Today is the first day of Black History Month! This annual observance was first celebrated in 1926 as “Negro History Week.” However, it officially became Black History Month in 1976. This year’s Black History Month theme about the crucial role of education in the history of African Americans.

Here are four well-educated African American keynote speakers, who are experts in finance, politics, medicine and teaching!

1. Brooke Stephensbrooke-stephens

Brooke Stephens is a 20-year veteran of Wall Street, and an expert on financial advice. She is a best-selling author of two books, and has appeared on many national radio shows and television programs. more

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Traveling From: New York
Fee: $5,000 or less exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Business Entrepreneurship, Finance & Insurance, Success Strategies


2. Donna BrazileDonna_Brazile_1

Veteran Democratic political strategist, Donna Brazile is a professor, author and television political commentator. She loves working with young people, encouraging them to vote, to run for office, and to work within the system to strengthen it. more

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Traveling From: District of Columbia
Fee: $10,000-$15,000 exact fee falls within this range 
Topics: Politics, African American, Commentators


3. Dr. Brian WilliamsO_5e9e7be373d763ec82cdbb7531ec21e6brianwilliamsapproved

Brian H. Williams, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Burn/Trauma/Critical Care at UT Southwestern. As a speaker, his presentations are centered on the intersection between race, medicine and healthcare resiliency. more

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Traveling From: Texas
Fee: $5,000-$7,500 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Inspiration, Healthcare Experts, African American


4. Dr. Adolph Brownadolph brown

Dr. Adolph Brown is the world’s greatest edu-tainer! As a master teacher, business leader and educational/clinical psychologist — Dr. Adolph entertains his audiences, while challenging them to live and work more positively. more

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Traveling From: Virginia
Fee: $7,501-$10,000 exact fee falls within this range
Topics: Education, Motivational, Diversity and Inclusion

These speakers would be perfect for any kind of event, especially if you’re looking to educate, and inspire your audience.

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Posted by Alexis Washington
Alexis Washington writes about expert keynote speakers and Motivational Speakers, as well as tips and tricks for corporate meeting planners. If you need a guest professional speaker or corporate entertainer for your next convention or conference, you can visit

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