Seattle is Berning! Talking Bernie Sanders on KUOW

By | General

Bernie Sanders took every county in WA state after the Democratic caucuses. I went on NPR radio affiliate in Seattle– KUOW (94.9)to provide some perspective of his landslide win! First time on the radio– it was a lot of fun! Check it here And do you like skateboard Bernie– buy the…

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Seattle: Lets Talk About Race!

By | Academic

In October & November, I participated in two community forums. The first was about race and policing and the second was about being black in a liberal white city. Both events were held at Naked Brewery and Taphouse and part of the ‘Think & Drink‘ series hosted by the non-profit…

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Video: Reflecting on Book Writing

By | Academic

Cambridge University Press filmed some footage of APSA book winners at the big annual political science conference—so if you want to hear me reflect on my book (why I decided to write on this topic/turning point in the battle against racial violence/what is the role of citizen agency in the…

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Do Foundations Co-opt Civil Rights Organizations?

By | General

Pleased to contribute some of my in-progress research to a forum which examines the role of philanthropy in lessening inequality. Check the article here. A preview: “In 2015, protection of black bodies from state sanctioned violence remains an unmet challenge for civil rights groups committed to racial equality. As many…

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