Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is an African American academic and writer. She is assistant professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University, and the author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation.
September 7, 2017
53 — Disaster Capitalism and How To Fight It, with Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Mustafa Santiago Ali
Kamau and Hari dive into the impact of structural and environmental racism with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (professor of African American Studies at Princeton University) and Mustafa Santiago Ali (environmental justice leader with Hip Hop Caucus). Taylor advocates for building a unified movement against racism and economic inequality. Ali explains how disasters such as Hurricane Harvey amplify injustices evident in our society. They both share what can be done about it. Listeners also tell us how they are staying politically active.
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- Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (@KeeangaYamahtta) http://aas.princeton.edu/blog/author/kytaylor/
- Mustafa Santiago Ali (@EJinAction) HipHopCaucus.Org
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