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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II"

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Douglas A. Blackmon is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, and co-executive producer of the acclaimed PBS documentary of the same name. His is also a contributing editor at The Washington Post and chair and host of Forum, a public affairs program produced by the University of Virginia's Miller Center and aired on more than 100 PBS affiliates across the U.S.

Until joining The Washington Post in 2011, Blackmon was the longtime chief of The Wall Street Journal's Atlanta bureau and the paper's Senior National Correspondent.

Blackmon is also a co-founder and board member of two socially and ethnically diverse charter schools serving more than 600 students, including his own two children, in grades kindergarten through eight in the inner city of Atlanta. He has been honored by the state legislature of Georgia for distinguished scholarship and service to history. In 2010, he received the Grassroots Justice Award from the Georgia Justice Project.

Raised in Leland, Miss., Blackmon penned his first newspaper story for the weekly Leland Progress at the age of 12. He received his degree in English from Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. He lives in downtown Atlanta and Charlottesville, Va.

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Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

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Douglas Blackmon

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II"

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Douglas Blackmon Biography

Douglas A. Blackmon is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, and co-executive producer of the acclaimed PBS documentary of the same name. His is also a contributing editor at The Washington Post and chair and host of Forum, a public affairs program produced by the University of Virginia's Miller Center and aired on more than 100 PBS affiliates across the U.S.

Until joining The Washington Post in 2011, Blackmon was the longtime chief of The Wall Street Journal's Atlanta bureau and the paper's Senior National Correspondent.

Blackmon is also a co-founder and board member of two socially and ethnically diverse charter schools serving more than 600 students, including his own two children, in grades kindergarten through eight in the inner city of Atlanta. He has been honored by the state legislature of Georgia for distinguished scholarship and service to history. In 2010, he received the Grassroots Justice Award from the Georgia Justice Project.

Raised in Leland, Miss., Blackmon penned his first newspaper story for the weekly Leland Progress at the age of 12. He received his degree in English from Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. He lives in downtown Atlanta and Charlottesville, Va.

Douglas Blackmon Videos

  • Douglas Blackmon on Dealing with the Past
    A searing examination of the enslavement of African Americans and the profound legacy that persists to this day from Douglas Blackmon, ...
  • Jeanne Bowerman & Douglas Blackmon on 'Slavery By Another Name"
    To hear the full Film Courage radio interview archive, click here - http://bit.ly/ iwYYmz | Screenwriter Jeanne V. Bowerman and Author Douglas ...
  • Slavery by Another Name: The Enslavement of Black Americans
    "Slavery did not, in fact, end at the end of the Civil War." Collectors Bernard and Shirley Kinsey join author Douglas A. Blackmon in a ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Douglas Blackmon?

    Booking fees for Douglas Blackmon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Douglas Blackmon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Douglas Blackmon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Douglas Blackmon for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Douglas Blackmon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Douglas Blackmon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Douglas Blackmon or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Douglas Blackmon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Douglas Blackmon for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Douglas Blackmon generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Gordon, Andrew Aydin, Danielle McGuire, Jeffrey C. Stewart and Scott Ellsworth. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Douglas Blackmon for an upcoming event.

Douglas Blackmon Speaker Videos

  • Douglas Blackmon on Dealing with the Past
    A searing examination of the enslavement of African Americans and the profound legacy that persists to this day from Douglas Blackmon, ...
    Jeanne Bowerman & Douglas Blackmon on 'Slavery By Another Name"
    To hear the full Film Courage radio interview archive, click here - http://bit.ly/ iwYYmz | Screenwriter Jeanne V. Bowerman and Author Douglas ...
  • Slavery by Another Name: The Enslavement of Black Americans
    "Slavery did not, in fact, end at the end of the Civil War." Collectors Bernard and Shirley Kinsey join author Douglas A. Blackmon in a ...

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