Peniel E. Joseph is Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy and Professor of History at Tufts University. He is the author of the award-winning Waiting ‘Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America; Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama; and the newly released Stokely: A Life. He is also the editor of The Black Power Movement: Rethinking the Civil Rights-Black Power Era, and Neighborhood Rebels: Black Power at the Local Level. He received a B.A. from SUNY at Stony Brook and a Ph.D. from Temple University. Dr. Joseph is a frequent observer on issues of race, democracy, and civil rights whose commentary has been featured on National Public Radio, The Colbert Report, PBS, and MSNBC. His articles, Op-Eds, and book reviews have been published in newspapers from The Washington Post to The New York Times.
Event & Workshops
- October 4, 2014, 7:00 PM