Black History Month Speakers

During October, businesses and organisations across the globe come together to honour Black history, Black experiences, and Black achievements. Black History Month speakers are essential educators during this period, and every other month of the year, as they teach companies how to embrace diversity and inclusion.

Black History Month is the annual celebration of Black stories, recognising the sacrifices made in the fight for racial equality. These inspiring speakers make a transformative impact at such events, as their candid speeches resonate with all in attendance to inspire change.

Browse the insightful and empowering speakers on offer below, then contact a booking agent to enquire about hiring a Black History Month speaker for your event.



Black Lives Matter Activist, Social Entrepreneur and MOBO Award-Winning Hip Hop Artist

Anita Asante

Defender Capped 71 Times for England & Ambassador for Show Racism the Red Card

Asif Sadiq

Multi Award Winning Diversity Champion, Currently the Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Adidas

Briana Scurry

Two-Time Olympic Champion & The First African American Female Player in The National Soccer Hall of Fame

Chris Gardner

The Inspirational Behind 'The Pursuit of Happyness' & Former Stockbroker

Colin Jackson

Two Time World Champion Hurdler Turned BBC Athletics Commentator

David Olusoga

Historian, Broadcaster, Presenter and Filmmaker Who Was Appointed OBE for Services to History and Community Integration

Denise Lewis

Legendary British Heptathlete Who Won Gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games

Derek Redmond

Athletics Record Holder & Olympic Gold Medallist Who Made Headlines At The 1992 Olympic Games

Frank Bruno

Former WBC Heavyweight Title Holder With a Knockout-to-Win Ratio of 95%

George the Poet

5-Time British Podcast Award-Winner & Sociopolitical Poet

Harnaam Kaur

Influential Catwalk Model and Motivational Speaker Who Suffers From PCOS

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.

Black History Month is the annual celebration of racial equality, taking place from the 1st to the 31st of October. The event raises valuable awareness of discrimination, microaggressions and the benefits of diversity, especially in the workplace.

The BAME Speakers Agency specialises in hiring speakers for Black History Month, as these orators are the perfect spokespeople for equality and inclusion. They are booked to teach business leaders how to build a diverse workforce, an essential topic for 21st-century events.