Black History Month Speakers

During Black History Month, we honor the pivotal contributions of African Americans and others who represent the best of all of us. Book one of our dynamic speakers this month to energize your event and leave your attendees talking about it for years to come. Our speakers range from government and corporate leaders to famous athletes and celebrities. If you can’t find a speaker you’re looking for, contact us as we have the capability to book others who may not be currently listed on the website. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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Tony Dungy

Former Head Coach, 2007 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts, Football Television Analyst

Over $70,000
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Kevin Carroll

Best-Selling Author, Expert on Creativity and Innovation, Agent for Social Change

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Bonnie St. John

Paralympic Ski Medalist, Fortune 500 Business Consultant, Rhodes Scholar, Former White House Official and Best-Selling Author

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Eugene Robinson

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, The Washington Post and Political Analyst, MSNBC

Under $25,000
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Stephanie Chung

Former Chief Growth Officer, Wheels Up

$25K - $40K
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Shane Battier

Former Vice President, Analytics and Basketball Development, Miami Heat; 2012 and 2013 NBA Champion, Miami Heat

$40K - $70K
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Anthony Robles

2011 NCAA Wrestling Champion, Recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, ESPN ESPY Awards and Author

Under $25,000
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Roger Ferguson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) (2008-2021); Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System (1999-2006)

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Jonathan Mildenhall

CMO, Rocket Companies, Co-Founder and Chair of TwentyFirstCenturyBrand, Former CMO of Airbnb

$40K - $70K
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J.C. Watts

Visionary Conservative Leader

$25K - $40K
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Mariano Rivera

New York Yankees' Greatest Relief Pitcher of All Time and Author of The Closer

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Richard Fowler

American Storyteller; Cable News Commentator; Journalist 

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Magic Johnson

Leader, Basketball Legend, and Successful Entrepreneur

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Daymond John

Founder/CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC's Shark Tank and CEO of The Shark Group

$40K - $70K
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Carla Harris

Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley

$40K - $70K
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Ray Lewis

Super Bowl MVP, 2 Time Super Bowl Champion, Pro Football Hall of Famer, NY Times Best Selling Author

Over $70,000
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Reggie Butler

Founder and CEO, Performance Paradigm

$25K - $40K
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Michael Steele

Chairman of the Republican National Committee (2009-2011), Lieutenant Governor of Maryland (2003-2007), MSNBC Political Analyst, and President and CEO of The Steele Group

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Sheila Johnson

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Co-founder, Black Entertainment Television and President, WNBA's Washington Mystics

$40K - $70K
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Donna Brazile

American Political Strategist; ABC News Contributor, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, and New York Times Best-selling Author

Under $25,000
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Simon T. Bailey

Former Sales Director, Disney Institute and Best-Selling Author

$25K - $40K

Didn’t find the black history month speaker you were looking for? WSB works with many of the industry’s top speakers each year. Our team of experienced speaker agents is committed to helping you find the perfect speaker for your event. Please contact us for a custom proposal.