Past Event

Moving Forward: A Discussion of the 2016 Election and What's Next

February 22, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Institute for Research in African American Studies presents a panel discussion on race and rights in a moment of crisis.


• Ta-Nehisi Coates –Award winning writer, journalist & educator; National correspondent for The Atlantic
• Jelani Cobb – Professor of Journalism – Columbia University; Writer, journalist- “The New Yorker”
• Nikole Hannah Jones- Award winning investigative journalist- “New York Times”
• Samuel Kelton Roberts – Director of IRAAS; Associate Professor of History & Socio-Medical Sciences-Columbia University; (Moderator)
• Patricia J. Williams- James L. Dohr Professor of Law- Columbia University

Presented in co-sponsorship with The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity & Inclusion at Columbia University

Affiliate Sponsors
• Black Alumni Council of Columbia University (BAC)
• Caribbean Students Association (webpage)
• Columbia Por Colombia (webpage)
• Multicultural Affairs | Undergraduate Student Life