September 4, 2013 – Segment 2
We launch our new series on three major urban centers facing post-industrial challenges, Baltimore-Detroit-Oakland, with Center for Emerging Media Scholar-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Lester Spence.
Baltimore-Detroit-Oakland features historians and activists from the three cities, including:
- Antero Pietila, author of Not in my Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City;
- Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration and the first Black woman in the history of American Journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize;
- Betty Robinson, longtime Baltimore resident and community organizer;
- dream hampton, writer, filmmaker, and author;
- Dr. Andreana Clay, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at San Francisco State University;
- and Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of History at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts and author of Whose Detroit: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City.
Baltimore-Detroit-Oakland: Episode 1 – Playlist
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