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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


New in 2018 2019

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorKeeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is the author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (2016) and How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective (2017). Her interests are black politics, radicalism, and social movements, and she also works on issues concerning racial inequality and public policy in the United States. She is an assistant professor of African American studies at Princeton University. Her writing has been published in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Guardian, Boston Review, The New Republic, Al Jazeera America, Jacobin, In These Times, New Politics, and other media outlets. She is currently completing a book manuscript entitled "Race for Profit: Black Housing and the Urban Crisis in the 1970s."

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Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.