What is African American Religion? ‘Future of the African American Past’ Panel

This session, part of the Future of the African American Past symposium organized by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, explores religion in African American life through various lenses: as belief system and discursive formation, as denominational affiliation and institutional materiality, and as ritual and artistic expression.

CHAIR
Edna Greene Medford, Howard University

PANELISTS

Anthea Butler, University of Pennsylvania

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Princeton University

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Harvard University

Judith Weisenfeld, Princeton University

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  1. 'Rethinking Empire and Democracy' Reena N. Goldthree, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. 44:49
  2. 'The Formation of Religio-Racial Identity' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Judith Weisenfeld 47:32
  3. 'What Was African American Marriage?' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Tera Hunter 44:59
  4. 'Before Cornel West, After Cornel West' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Cornel West 52:46
  5. 'An Insistence on Not Being Discouraged' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Chika Okeke-Agulu 55:19
  6. 'A Through Line for African American Studies' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Imani Perry 44:07
  7. 'Activism and Risk in the Face of Trump' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Asanni York, Destiny Crockett 43:02
  8. 'Langston Hughes, Religious Thinker' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Wallace Best 45:50
  9. 'Convergences and Dissonance' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Keeanga-Yamahatta Taylor, Naomi Murakawa, & Imani Perry 60:08