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Dr. Thabiti Lewis
We will talk with Dr. Lewis about his perspectives of its racial history, how and why Black people have become so marginalized and disenfranchised producing a Ferguson, MO, a suburb.
OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham
"BLACK St. Louis: Then and Now" l A Native Son Reflects
Guest: Dr. Thabiti Lewis, Professor, Scholar and Scholar
Race and Gender Studies, AfAm Lit
Washington State University – Van Couver
Author, " Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America"
Saturday, August 30, 2014 LIVE 10pm ET
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Thabiti Lewis is from St. Louis Missouri, where he grew up in West and North St. Louis. Recently in response to the brutal killing of Michael Brown he wrote an essay published by the St. Louis Post Dispatch addressing growing up in St. Louis from the perspective of his childhood and this tragic event. "My St. Louis then and now"