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Race and Democracy in America

In this online event, Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad (Harvard Kennedy School) discussed race and racial inequity in the United States, past and present. 



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

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


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This event was held on 30 March 2021 as part of the Phelan Family Lecture Series

Header Image Credit: "Black Lives Matter protest" by Fibonacci Blue is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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