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Audio Archive: The Black Lives Matter Effect

Flyer for  The Black Lives Matter Effect

Flyer for The Black Lives Matter Effect


Reflections on the New Jim Crow
James Forman, Jr. (Yale University Law School)
Elizabeth Hinton (Harvard University)
Vincent Warren (Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights)
Moderated by Eyal Press, The Nation

From MLK to BLM: A Genealogy of Civil Rights Protest
Jelani Cobb (University of Connecticut, New Yorker)
N.B.D. Connolly (New York University)
Thomas Sugrue (New York University)

Writing Black Lives: The Politics and Poetics of Black Memoir
Chris Jackson (editor, Spiegel & Grau)
Margo Jefferson (author, Negroland: A Memoir)
Clifford Thompson (author, Twin of Blackness: A Memoir)
Moderated by Lisa Lucas, executive director, National Book Foundation

The Choreography of Race: Dance, Identity, Inclusion
Ronald K. Brown (artistic director, Evidence)
Virginia Johnson (artistic director, Dance Theatre of Harlem)
Gia Kourlas (dance critic, New York Times)
Dean Moss (director, Gametophyte)
Moderated by Danielle Goldman, New School

A New Renaissance? Art, Music, and Culture in the Wake of Black Lives Matter
Susan Cahan (Yale University)
George Lewis (composer, Columbia University)
Rowan Ricardo Philips (poet and critic, Heaven)
Greg Tate (writer and musician)
Moderated by Adam Shatz, London Review of Books