News & Announcements Archive


Coates Talk Launches New Forum on Race

Coates Talk Launches New Forum on Race
Acclaimed writer and Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates leads conversation about racism, past and present, at inaugural JHU Forum on Race in America (coverage includes video of the entire event).


Read N. D. B. Connolly’s Op-Ed in the New York Times

Read N. D. B. Connolly’s Op-Ed in the New York Times
"The problem is not black culture. It is policy and politics, the very things that bind together the history of Ferguson and Baltimore and, for that matter, the rest of America." Click to read the full article.


Watch: The JHU Forum on Race in America

Watch: The JHU Forum on Race in America
In case you missed it: Click to watch the recording of the JHU Forum on Race in America with guest speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates, writer for The Atlantic and Baltimore native. Join the conversation: #JHURaceInAmerica


Hollis Robbins and Katrina Bell McDonald Interviewed by Yahoo News

CAS Director Dr. Hollis Robbins and CAS faculty member Katrina Bell McDonald are featured in a Yahoo News article about rioting in Baltimore. The article compares the current demonstrations in Baltimore with 1968 riots that followed the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Click to read the article.


Professor N.D.B. Connolly Discusses “A World More Concrete” on C-Span

Last night, as part of Book TV's College Series, Professor N.D.B Connolly appeared on C-Span to discuss his new book A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida. Professor Connolly's book examines the relationship between race and property rights in The South during the Jim Crow era. To watch the discussion click here [...]


Provost Lieberman Hosts Film Screening and Discussion of Selma

Provost Lieberman Hosts Film Screening and Discussion of Selma
Thursday night, a private screening of Selma for Johns Hopkins students was followed by a panel discussion featuring Provost Robert C. Lieberman, Professor N.D.B Connolly, and Pulitzer Prize winning Author, Taylor Branch. Click here for more [...]