Theme Panel: Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter: Racial Politics and Social Justice in the Age of Obama and the New Trump Era

Participants on this panel will explore the following questions: What does the Black Lives Matter Movement tell us about race, white supremacy, and economic inequality in the age of Obama? What will a Trump presidency mean for the movement for black lives

Michael Javen Fortner, CUNY (Chair)
Cathy J. Cohen, University of Chicago (Presenter)
Jennifer L. Hochschild, Harvard University (Presenter)
Doug McAdam, Stanford University (Presenter)
Lester Kenyatta Spence, Johns Hopkins University (Presenter)
Keeanga Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University (Presenter)