Keisha N. Blain

Keisha N. Blain

Keisha N. Blain, a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow, is an award-winning historian, professor, and writer. She is the author of the multi-prize-winning book 'Set the World on Fire' and co-editor, with Ibram X. Kendi, of the #1 New York Times bestseller 'Four Hundred Souls.' She is a Professor of Africana Studies and History at Brown University and a columnist for MSNBC. Her most recent book is 'Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America' (Beacon Press, 2021). Follow her on Twitter @KeishaBlain and on Instagram @KeishaNBlain.
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