UTEP’s African American Studies Program Presents
“The Half-Life of Freedom:
Race and Justice in America Today”
By WILLIAM JELANI COBB, Ph.D.
Dr. William Jelani Cobb is the Ira A. Lipman Professor of
Journalism at Columbia University, staff writer for The New
Yorker, an award-winning documentarian and a finalist for
the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. He is the author of
Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of
Progress, and has written a series of important articles about
race, politics, the police and injustice that have guided public
This webinar is free and open to the public.
Moderator: Michael Vinson Williams, Ph.D., director of UTEP’s
African American Studies Program and professor of history
For more information, please contact
Dr. Williams at email@example.com
Register in advance for this webinar:
Tuesday, February 23 at 5:00 PMVirtual Event
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