“A renewed democratic faith in each other is required to change our course. Thin imaginations will seal our fate.”
– Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
“We live in a world where black humanity is a relatively new idea.”
– Marc Lamont Hill
“While it is true that when Black people get free, everyone gets free, Black people in America cannot ‘get free’ alone.”
– Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
“Sexism and misogyny are afoot. But the entire American political enterprise is saturated with the problem of patriarchy.“
– Imani Perry
About the Conversation Series
Our conversation series demonstrates the department’s commitment to modeling a form of engagement that enriches public discussion on a range of topics, including politics, music, literature, and the arts. The series brings together two or more public figures from the same or different fields to share perspectives on their work and insights into our society.