After Words with Frederick Harris
Professor Harris argues that Barack Obama’s election to the presidency undermined the civil rights movement that made it possible. The shift toward race-neutral politics is making the militancy of the civil rights movement a distant memory, even though militancy may still be what is needed to cure persistent racial disparities in many areas, including income and education. Professor Harris discussed his thesis with professor and author Charlton McIlwain. close
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Frederick C. Harris Director Columbia University->Institute for Research in African-American Studies
Charlton McIlwain Associate Professor New York University->Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
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