Blacks in American Democracy: DARRYL PINCKNEY
The Robert B. Silvers Lecture
This program is copresented with The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers
Darryl Pinckney will talk about the history of the betrayals and successes that culminated in the Obama presidency, the price of Obama's victory in terms of black politics, and the results of the recent election. Pinckney is the author of the novel High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. He was a fellow of The Dorothy & Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers at The New York Public Library in 2011-12.