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September 8 – “Eating While Black”
Featured Author: Psyche Williams-ForsonProfessor Williams-Forson is a Professor and Department Chair of the American studies at the University of Maryland. She is author of the awarding winning book, Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power (The University ofNorth Carolina Press, 2006); https://amst.umd.edu/directory/psyche-williams-forson
Panelists: Chef Kabui, Ashante Reese, Jennifer Wallach, and Adrian Miller
Moderator: LaShawn Harris
September 15 – “The Bonds of Inequality”
Featured Author: Destin Jenkins
Professor Jenkins is a Associate Professor of History at Stanford University. His work bridges the fields of economic, urban, and political history, and focuses on capitalism, democracy, and social movements in the United States during the long twentieth century.
Featured Book: The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and The Making of the American City; https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo52825170.html
Moderator: Jarvis Givens
Panelists: Charisse Burden-Stelly, Kyle Mays, Marlous van Waijenburg, Robin McDowell