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LSE Seminar

The Origins of Our Discontents: the inheritance of caste and hierarchy in America

Isabel Wilkerson will explore how societies, with an emphasis on the United States, have been shaped by an underlying phenomenon of caste and how arbitrary hierarchies still divide and damage us today. Hers is an urgent call for a freer, fairer world.

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The Origins of Our Discontents: the inheritance of caste and hierarchy in America

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٠٥ نوفمبر ٢٠٢٠, ٦:٣٠ م – ٧:٣٠ م غرينتش

LSE Seminar

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Isabel Wilkerson (@Isabelwilkerson) is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal. She is a native of Washington, D.C., and a daughter of the Great Migration, the mass movement that she would go on to write about. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing in 1994, as Chicago Bureau Chief of The New York Times, making her the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism. She then devoted fifteen years and interviewed more than 1,200 people to tell the story of the six million people, among them her parents, who defected from the Jim Crow South. Isabel's new book is Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

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