Peniel Joseph appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
50 years ago, riots in Harlem and Bed-Stuy spread throughout the country. Listeners join former New York Governor David Paterson and historian Peniel Joseph to discuss the riots and their legacy.
Monday, June 23, 2014
In June of 1964, volunteers set out to register voters in Mississippi. Their work would help change the nation. A conversation about the legacy of Freedom Summer, and what it means half a century later to the people who were there.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Stokely Carmichael was a controversial figure in black rights, straddling both the non-violent and Black Panther movements. In his new biography, Stokely: A Life, Peniel Joseph, professor of history and founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University and contributing editor at theroot.com, traces Carmichael’s life and what it says about the struggles for black power.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Friday, November 22, 2013
Where were you fifty years ago today? How did you change after the assassination of John F. Kennedy? How did you see our country change?
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Fifty years ago today, hundreds of thousands gathered on the Mall in Washington, DC to call for increased civil rights for African-Americans. Peniel Joseph, professor of history and founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts University, and author of Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama, reflects upon the March on Washington and Dr Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Monday, January 21, 2013
On this Martin Luther King, Jr. day, highlights from yesterday's event at the Brooklyn Museum, co-hosted by Farai Chidaya. Featuring:
- A. Peter Bailey, playwright, journalist and activist; author of "Malcolm, Martin, Medgar."
- Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
- Dr. Peniel Joseph, Professor of History at Tufts University; author of Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama.
- Dr. Brenda M. Greene, Professor of English and Executive Director of the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
- Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, of the German Historical Institute, is the author of Dreams and Nightmares: Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and the Struggle for Black Equality in America.
Monday, January 17, 2011
On this Martin Luther King Day, highlights from yesterday's event at the Brooklyn Museum hosted by Brian Lehrer, Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Perry, and WQXR's Terrance McKnight and featuring panelists Roy Innis, Obery Hendricks, Christine Yvette Lewis, Jeanne Theoharis, Peniel Joseph, and Natalia Aristizabal-Betancur.
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Friday, January 23, 2009
Monday, November 10, 2008
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Susan Faludi, author of The Terror Dream: Myth and Misogyny in an Insecure America, talks about why she thinks Barack Obama versus John McCain has the makings of an epic American gender showdown.
Read Susan Faludi's New York Times op-ed piece, Second-Place Citizens.