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African American politics
Christen A. Smith is an associate professor of anthropology and African and African diaspora studies and the director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She’s an expert on Black liberation and state violence against Black communities in the Americas.
Adolphus Belk Jr. is a professor of political science and African American studies at Winthrop University in South Carolina.
Dorian T. Warren is a progressive organizer advocating for social, economic and racial change. He is the co-president of Community Change and the Co-Chair of the Economic Security Project.
Christina Greer is an associate professor of political science at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus.
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad is the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Chief of Race, Wealth and Community.
Andra Gillespie is an associate professor of political science at Emory University and director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference.
Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.
Michael Leo Owens is an associate professor of political science at Emory University in Atlanta, researching urban politics, state and local politics, the politics of criminal punishment, governance and public
Marc Lamont Hill is the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities and Solutions at Temple University.
Vincent Hutchings is a professor of political science and Afroamerican and African studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.