Top Black Keynote Speakers

The top black keynote speakers have powerful voices and share inspiring narratives on center stage. We take immense pride in presenting a curated selection of African-American thought leaders, influencers, and trailblazers who have shattered barriers and left an indelible mark on society. These select names of the very best black keynote speakers provide motivational keynotes, impactful presentations, and thought-provoking talks that embrace diversity, foster inclusion, and inspire positive change.

Whether you're hosting corporate events, conferences, educational institutions, or community gatherings, our African-American speakers deliver captivating and inclusive presentations that empower audiences to shape an equitable future.

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Top 10 Top Black Keynote Speakers

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Al Sharpton Foremost Civil Rights Leader

Rev. Al Sharpton is one of America’s most-renowned civil rights leaders. Sharpton’s strong commitment to equal... Read More

Category: Activists , Event Hosts , Top Black Keynote Speakers

Brit Bennett Writer & New York Times Best-Selling Author

Brit Bennett is a writer and author based in Los Angeles. Her work is featured in The New Yorker, The New York... Read More

Category: Authors , Top Black Keynote Speakers , Women's Speakers

Charlayne Hunter-Gault Civil Rights Activist and Award-Winning Journalist

Civil rights activists who wanted to integrate all-white Southern colleges approached Hunter—who had been rank... Read More

Category: Journalists , Top Black Keynote Speakers

Danni Washington TV Host & Ocean Explorer

Miami native with Jamaican roots Danni Washington is deeply passionate about our oceans and science communicat... Read More

Category: Sustainability Speakers , Environmentalists , TV Personalities

David Banner Rapper, Record Producer & Actor

David Banner a Jackson Mississippi native is a Grammy Award winning music producer recording artist philanthro... Read More

Category: University Speakers , Musicians , Diversity Speakers

DeRay McKesson Black Lives Matter Activist

The 30-year-old Baltimore native and Black Lives Matter activist is fresh from an unexpected run for mayor of... Read More

Category: Activists , Top Black Keynote Speakers , Diversity Speakers

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