August 2020 News

August 30, 2020
The first episode under the theme “Ethnic As A Descriptive + Other Coded Language”, Lezli is joined by Dr. Matthew Frye Jacobson, William Robertson Coe Professor of American...
August 26, 2020
Article by Dwight Garner in the New York Times about a new biography on Odetta’s life and legacy, as well as Matthew Frye Jacobson’s “One Grain of Sand”, “an...
August 21, 2020
Professor David Blight writes in the New York Times that in his convention speech, the former president sought to renew faith in the democratic project.  
August 18, 2020
Students from Martin Luther King High School in Denver interview Professor Matt Jacobson for their podcast ‘Know Justice, Know Peace.’
August 13, 2020
Prof. Matt Jacobson and Dr. Lisa Coleman at NYU Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation in conversation on “Contingencies of Whiteness.”  
August 12, 2020
Daphne A. Brooks writes an essay for The New York times: “100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans.
August 2, 2020
Leah Mirakhor writes an Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times on “How James Baldwin spoke to immigrants like me.”