White Money/Black Power
Noliwe Rooks talked about her book White Money/Black Power: The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race and Higher Education, published by Beacon Press. In her book Ms. Rooks examines what she believes are the conflicts surrounding black studies in institutions of higher learning. Ms. Rooks explained that because many of these programs are funded by white philanthropic organizations, the programs are controversial and avoided by many minority students. She responded to questions from members of the audience. close
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