Over five years after the #BlackLivesMatter mobilizations began to reshape how we think about the oppression of black people in the United States, renowned author and Princeton University professor of African-American Studies Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor joined Loren Balhorn and Katharina Pühl of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung to discuss the movement’s trajectory, the state of US society under Donald Trump’s presidency, and possible hopes for the future.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is the author of the book “From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation” (Haymarket Books, 2016) and editor of “How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective” (Haymarket Books, 2017). Her newest book, “Race for Profit: Black Housing and the Urban Crisis of the 1970s”, will be published this fall by University of North Carolina Press. She spoke at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in a joint lecture hosted by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung and the Humboldt University’s W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Lecture Series.
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation