Race and Gender in American Politics
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111 Price: $5.00
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As a new Congress convenes in Washington, Brooklyn Historical Society and the Social Science Research Council gather a panel of experts to discuss the role that race and gender continue to play in American politics. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University and author of the book, Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream, Tsedale M. Melaku of the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean, and Jamila Michener, author of Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism, and Unequal Politics, will reflect on the implications of the midterm elections, given the successes (and setbacks) of women and people of color as candidates, and the evolving nature of participation and representation in American politics.Buy tickets/get more info now