Tuesday, February 17, 2015

From Selma to Ferguson: Reimagining Civil Rights in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter

Dr. Peniel Joseph

Tuesday, February 24, 2015


Nyumburu Center, Multi-purpose Room

The African American Studies Department presents a talk with Peniel Joseph Ph. D. The talk will discuss how events in Ferguson have renewed a discussion of Black Equality that has been marginalized in the Age of Obama and the myth of post racialism.

Peniel E. Joseph is Professor of History at Tufts University and the author of the award-winning Waiting ‘Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America and Dark Day; Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama; Stokely: A Life as well as editor of The Black Power Movement: Rethinking the Civil Rights-Black Power Era and Neighborhood Rebels: Black Power at the Local Level.