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Keisha N. Blain

Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian and writer. She is an associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh and has written extensively on race, gender, and politics in national and global perspectives. She is the author of the multi-prize-winning book “Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom." 

Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian and writer. She is an associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh and has written extensively on race, gender, and politics in national and global perspectives. She is the author of the multi-prize-winning book “Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom." 

Latest from Keisha N. Blain

20d ago

Adam Toledo's killing is part of a brutal pattern of child killings in America

The killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo has brought into sharp relief the desperate need for radical changes in American policing.
27d ago

Trump-loving white women are protecting Matt Gaetz. History tells us why.

White women in the United States have often wielded their collective power to support and amplify white male oppressors. Gaetz is just the latest politician to receive their cover.
43d ago

Mitch McConnell is wrong on filibusters: They are, in fact, racist

The filibuster has historically been used to hurt Black people. Why is Mitch McConnell pretending otherwise?