Khalil Gibran Muhammad to Lecture on Racial Criminalization

By December 18, 2017 News

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, will deliver the next lecture in the Sawyer Seminar series on Capitalism and Comparative Racialization. Dr. Muhammad’s lecture, “How Racial Criminalization Underwrote America’s New Deal” will take place on Wednesday, January 10, at 7pm in Kane Hall Room 210. Space will be limited so please arrive early.

Muhammad 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, and his work has been featured in a number of national print and broadcast media outlets, including the New York Times, New Yorker, Washington Post, and National Public Radio. He is the 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.

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