Seventh Annual Robert Fitch Memorial Lecture featuring: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
When: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: E-Building, Mainstage Theater
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes on Black politics, social movements, and racial inequality in the United States. Her book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation won the 2016 Lannan Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book. Her articles have been published in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, Jacobin, New Politics, The Guardian, In These Times, Black Agenda Report, Ms., International Socialist Review, and other publications. Taylor is Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University
Robert Fitch taught in the Social Science department at LaGuardia Community College from 1993 to 2011. He is best known for his books The Assassination of New York and Solidarity for Sale: How Corruption Destroyed the Labor Movement and Undermined America's Promise. This lecture is being delivered in his memory.
Doug Henwood edits the Left Business Observer, is a contributing editor of The Nation, and hosts a radio weekly program called "Behind the News." His latest book is My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets The Presidency.