Book Discussion on Re-Defining Black Power

Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has sufficiently answered many of the issues facing… read more

Joanne Griffith examines the Obama administration and questions whether the president has sufficiently answered many of the issues facing the black community. For the book she edited, Ms. Griffith interviewed a collection of African-American academics, including economist Julianne Malveaux, civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander, and Van Jones, former adviser to President Obama. Ms. Griffith was joined in discussion by Marc Anthony Neal, a professor of black popular cultural at Duke University, and filmmaker Byron Hurt. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience at Hue-Man Bookstore in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on Re-Defining Black Power

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2012

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  • Apr 08, 2012 | 9:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2012 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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