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Race and Democracy in America

Hosted by the United States Centre as part of the Phelan Family Lecture Series

Online public event

Speaker

Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Chair

Professor Peter Trubowitz

Professor Peter Trubowitz

A discussion about race and racial inequity in the United States, past and present.

Meet our speaker and chair

Khalil Gibran Muhammad (@KhalilGMuhammad) is Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. He is the former Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a division of the New York Public Library and the world’s leading library and archive of global black history. Khalil’s scholarship examines the broad intersections of race, democracy, inequality and criminal justice in modern U.S. history. He is author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (Harvard), which won the 2011 John Hope Franklin Best Book award in American Studies.

Peter Trubowitz (@ptrubowitz) is Professor of International Relations and Director of the US Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Associate Fellow at Chatham House.

More about this event

The LSE's United States Centre (@LSE_US) is a hub for global expertise, analysis and commentary on America. Our mission is to promote policy-relevant and internationally-oriented scholarship to meet the growing demand for fresh analysis and critical debate on the United States.

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