Peniel E. Joseph

Peniel E. Joseph

Peniel E. Joseph is a professor of history at the University of Texas. He is the author of Stokely: A Life (2014), winner of the Benjamin L. Hooks National Book Award; Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama (2010); and Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America (2006). He is also the editor of The Black Power Movement: Rethinking the Civil Rights and Black Power Era (2006). He is currently working on several books, including "A World of Our Own: Black Intellectuals and the Pan-African Dream" and "Any Day Now: African American Historical Criticism."

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Lectures

  • 1968: Through the Trial of Huey Percy Newton
  • Revolution in Babylon: Stokely Carmichael and America in the 1960s
  • The Black Panthers and American Democracy
  • Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America