September 1, 2019 at 5:45 pm

Love and Hate | From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency, Sept. 26

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, portrait

The Love & Hate theme fall event features speaker Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in Schoonover 145.

This event is hosted by the Love and Hate Theme Committee in conjunction with the departments of African American Studies, History, Political Science, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

Taylor is an award-winning author on race and inequality as well as Black politics and social movements in the United States. Her books include From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation and How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective.

Book cover for Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black HomeownershipShe has a forthcoming book titled Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (University of North Carolina Press). Taylor’s writing has been published in the New York Times, the Los Angeles TimesBoston ReviewParis Review, Guardian, The Nation, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black PoliticsCulture and Society, Jacobin,and beyond. In 2016, she was designated as one that one hundred most influential African Americans in the United States by the The Root. Taylor is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians and an Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University.

For more information, contact Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University.

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