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Dr. Keisha N. Blain

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Dr. Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests and specializations in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and the president of the African American Intellectual History Society. She is currently a 2020-2021 fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. Author of Set the World on Fire, and co-editor of Four Hundred Souls, Dr. Blain also serves as an editor for the Washington Post’s ‘Made by History’ section.

Dr. Keisha N. Blain will be a panelist at our Juneteenth event on June 17 at 7PM. #NBFJuneteenth