Part of the The History of Anti-Black Racism in America Lecture Series
Khalil Gibran Muhammad is professor of history, race, and public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. He is the former director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a division of the New York Public Library and the world’s leading library and archive of global Black history. Before leading the Schomburg Center, Khalil was an associate professor at Indiana University. Professor Muhammad will discuss how the history of the idea of Black criminality was crucial to the making of modern urban America.
This virtual lecture is open to the Amherst community and the general public. Registration is required.