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Live webcast with Michael Dawson
November 2, 2011

Ask UChicago with Professor Michael Dawson at 11am on Wednesday, November 2!

Neoliberalism and black politics?
October 17, 2011

Has neoliberal ideology among black elites narrowed our conceptions of what's possible in black politics as well as our focus on means to electoral politics & lobbying? If so, is this a good or bad development for blacks' quest for social justice?

He's Black.
September 8, 2011

Is Obama Black, Bi-racial, or Post-racial? Michael answers in a Zócalo Public Square chat.

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Live webcast with Michael Dawson

Ask UChicago with Professor Michael Dawson
Wednesday, November 2 at 11am

Watch and participate in the live Q&A! webcast.

What is the future of black politics? Political scientist Michael Dawson’s research on political beliefs could help African Americans seek solutions to inequalities. Join Dawson for a Q&A discussion of his recent research, his new book, the pending presidential election, and other topics relevant to the African American community and all who follow politics.