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#NYTReadalong | Prof. Stefan Bradley (Black Studies, History; Amherst College)

This week on Sree’s Sunday #NYTReadalong: Stefan Bradley, Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College. Neil Parekh, our executive producer, will be the guest host.

Prof. Bradley is the author of "Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League" and "Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s." This semester, he is teaching a course called "Rap, Reagan, and the 1980s!" He used social media to crowdsource some of the syllabus.

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He was at Saint Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri) when Michael Brown was shot by the police in Ferguson. Prof. Bradley participated in the protests and was a mentor to many of the student protestors. We’ll ask his thoughts on race relations eight years after Ferguson.

We will also look at a special 7-page report in the Metro Section looking back at New York’s response to the pandemic as a way of preparing for the next one


Every week, we review the print edition of the Sunday New York Times, taking audience comments and interviewing special guests.

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