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Ann Arbor MI 03-08-2018 03-08-2018 Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies at Princeton University Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016), an examination of the history and politics of Black America and the development of the social movement Black Lives Matter in response to police violence in the United States. Her research examines racial inequality, social movements, and public policy, including American housing policies. Dr. Taylor is currently working on a manuscript titled "Race for Profit: Black Housing and the Urban Crisis of the 1970s", which looks at the federal government's promotion of single-family homeownership in Black communities after the urban rebellions of the 1960s. Presented by the Department of Sociology. Cosponsorship from IRWG, American Culture, History, Afroamerican and African Studies, Public Policy, Community Action and Social Change, Political Science, and Women's Studies. Accessibility: A ramp, leading to power doors, is located at the North (side) entrance (near the cube). Take elevator from ground to first floor, cross the lobby past Starbucks and the Union patio. At the end of the hallway, take a right. A gender neutral restroom is located on the third floor next to the elevator.

From Black Lives Matter to the White Power Presidency: Race and Class in the Trump Era

March 8, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room (1st floor)
Sponsored by: Department of Sociology
Contact Information: sociology.department@umich.edu

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies at Princeton University Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016), an examination of the history and politics of Black America and the development of the social movement Black Lives Matter in response to police violence in the United States. Her research examines racial inequality, social movements, and public policy, including American housing policies. Dr. Taylor is currently working on a manuscript titled "Race for Profit: Black Housing and the Urban Crisis of the 1970s", which looks at the federal government's promotion of single-family homeownership in Black communities after the urban rebellions of the 1960s. Presented by the Department of Sociology. Cosponsorship from IRWG, American Culture, History, Afroamerican and African Studies, Public Policy, Community Action and Social Change, Political Science, and Women's Studies. Accessibility: A ramp, leading to power doors, is located at the North (side) entrance (near the cube). Take elevator from ground to first floor, cross the lobby past Starbucks and the Union patio. At the end of the hallway, take a right. A gender neutral restroom is located on the third floor next to the elevator.