Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke
On Wednesdays, January 13, 20, 27 & February 3, we will have four speakers leading a discussion on the history of racial justice in our state and country. Topics to be covered include African American “founders” of our common life and Constitution, the emergence and endurance of Jim Crow, racism without racist and the current fusion movement.
Wednesday, January 27 – Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva is a Professor of Sociology at Duke University. He is trained in class analysis, political sociology, and sociology of development (globalization). However, his work in the last 20 years has been in the area of race: racial theory, race and methodology, color-blind racism, the idea that race stratification in the USA is becoming Latin America-like, racial grammar, HWCUs, race and human rights, race and citizenship, whiteness, and the Obama phenomenon among other things. His books include: Racism without Racists, White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism, and The End of Racism? Colorblind-Racism and Popular Media in Post-Civil Rights America.