Keisha Blain Wins Award For Best Book on African American Women’s History

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Keisha N. Blain received the 2019 Darlene Clark Hine Award from the Organization of American Historians for her book, Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018). The award is given annually for the best book on African American women’s and gender history. Dr. Blain’s book is a collective biography and the only full-length study on 20th-century Black women nationalists. The study is a major contribution to existing historiographies that centers on African American women, black internationalism, intellec...

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