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Tuesday, June 27 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Opening Session: Chocolate Cities: Urban Planning Lessons from the Black Map of American Life

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Zandria F. Robinson is a black feminist writer whose work covers African American experiences at the intersection of identity, inequality, and culture in the post-civil rights South. She earned the Bachelor of Arts in Literature and African American Studies and the Master of Arts in Sociology at the University of Memphis and the PhD in Sociology from Northwestern University. She is author of This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), which won the 2015 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award from the Division of Racial and Ethnic Minorities of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and co-author with Marcus Anthony Hunter of Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life (University of California Press, 2018). Her work has appeared in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, the Annual Review of Sociology (with Marcus Anthony Hunter), Oxford American and Rolling Stone.


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Zandria Robinson

Zandria F. Robinson is a black feminist writer whose work covers African American experiences at the intersection of identity, inequality, and culture in the post-civil rights South. She earned the Bachelor of Arts in Literature and African American Studies and the Master of... Read More →


Tuesday June 27, 2017 8:00am - 9:15am
Continental Ballroom (Peabody Hotel) 149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

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