Critical Race Theory, Columbia Law School and the Legacies of Slavery: The Black Male Initiative

Abrahams, Stephanie; Riley, Paul; Zhang, Koko

This episode examines Columbia Law School’s history and legacy of slavery and the extent to which the remnants of that legacy reverberate throughout our campus today. With a specific lens on the experiences of Black men on campus and in the wider society, we draw parallels between the hyper surveillance and vilification experienced by Frederick Wells on the law school’s campus in 1924 and the experiences of Black male students on and off campus in recent years.


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October 24, 2022


This episode's duration is: 54:15