Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s presentation

Date 03/15/18 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location 10 Sparks Building
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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, PhD

Unsophisticated Buyers’: Homeownership and the end of the Urban Crisis in the 1970s”

10 Sparks Building,
Thursday, March 15, at 6:00 p.m.

This African American Studies event is co-sponsored with the Population Research Institute and the Department of History.

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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. Taylor’s writing and scholarship engage issues of contemporary Black politics, the history of Black social movements and Black radicalism, and issues concerning public policy, race and racial inequality. Taylor’s writing has been published in New York Times, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Boston Review, The New Republic, Al Jazeera America, Jacobin, In These Times, New Politics, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, The International Socialist Review and beyond. Taylor is also author of the award-winning From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation published by Haymarket Books in 2016. She has also recently published How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective with Haymarket Books. Taylor has a forthcoming book with the University of North Carolina Press titled Race For Profit: Black Housing and the Urban Crisis of the 1970s.


Taylor received her PhD in African American Studies at Northwestern University in 2013.

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