Politics of African-American Identity

Moderated by Anthony Samed, a panel of writers talked about the topic, “Politics of African American Identity.” Topics included… read more

Moderated by Anthony Samed, a panel of writers talked about the topic, “Politics of African American Identity.” Topics included “post-black,” self-negation, and assimilation vs. acceptance. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions.

Anthony Samad wrote, 50 Years After Brown: The State of Black Equality in America. W.D. Wright wrote, Crisis of the Black Intellectual. Gloria Browne-Marshall wrote, Race, Law and America Society. Paul Robeson, Jr., wrote, A Black Way of Seeing: From ‘Liberty’ to Freedom. Carol Lee wrote, Culture, Literacy and Learning: Taking Bloom in the Midst of the Whirlwind.

This event from the 9th Annual Harlem Book Fair was held at the Schomburg Center’s Langston Hughes Auditorium. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Politics of African-American Identity

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Program ID:
199471-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2007

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  • Jul 21, 2007 | 4:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2007 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2007 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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