NEWS & EVENTS

 

This page lists interviews, discussions, and other events that I have participated in recently.

01

Presentation on forthcoming book on the Obama Presidency
 
This is an invited talk on my forthcoming book, The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama, sponsored by the UNC Carolina Public Humanities and Flyleaf Bookstore of Chapel Hill, NC. (July 8, 2021)

02

Documentary on the Juneteenth Holiday
 
This is an ABC7 interview that is excerpted from a longer documentary on the origins and purpose of  Juneteenth entitled "Our America: Black Freedom." (June 14, 2021)

03

Presentation before the World Affairs Council of Charlotte
 
Invited talk entitled "From Africa to America: A Journey through Black History." (June 9, 2021)

Interview on 2020 Presidential Election
 
Excerpt of a three-part interview with ABC11 TV station about the 2020 presidential election. (November 3, 2020)

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Expert panel discussion on presidential debate
 
This panel discussion sponsored by ABC11 TV station featured impressions and analysis of the 2020 election and the last presidential debate. (October 22, 2020)

06

Interview and story on controversial monuments

This news story with ABC11 TV station focuses on the recent toppling of statues and monuments dedicated to the Confederacy and other causes and individuals that have fallen into widespread disfavor. (June 23, 2020)

07

Webinar on Race and Policing

 

Panel discussion on the history of race and policing in the U.S., sponsored by the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill.  Related news story in the Daily Tar Heel. (June 19, 2020)