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Class, Poverty and Shame

Tommie Shelby

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Format: Lecture

Length: 54 minutes

Tommie Shelby, Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and African and African American Studies at Harvard University, speaks on how class differences among African Americans make it difficult to build black solidarity and a progressive politics. He is the author of We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundation of Black Solidarity (Harvard, 2005).

Presenter(s): Tommie Shelby

Date: October 18, 2006

Location: Higgins 300

Sponsor(s): African and African Diaspora Studies Program; Philosophy Department

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/shelby/

The information on this page is accurate as of October 2006