BLACK LOVE AND BLACK RAGE IN AMERICA: THE BURDEN OF HOPE
Chris Lebron is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. He specializes in political philosophy, social theory, the philosophy of race, and democratic ethics. His work has focused on bridging the divide between analytic liberalism and the virtue ethics tradition. His first book, The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice In Our Time (OUP 2013), won the American Political Science Association Foundations of Political Theory First Book Prize. His second book The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of An Idea (OUP 2017) offers a brief intellectual history of the Black Lives Matter social movement. He is also an active public intellectual, who has written for The New York Times, Boston Review, and other popular publications. The Divided City is an urban humanities initiative, a joint project of the Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School at Washington University, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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