TODAY- Circle of Thought Lecture: Black Youth Culture, Informal Economy & Drugs in the 80s

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Series Lecture Presents


Donna Murch


Black Youth Culture, Informal Economy

& Drugs in the 1980s

Thursday, February 27, 2014

                Library and Media Center – Haines Hall 135

      12 Noon – 1:00 PM

Donna Murch, a Bunche Center Visiting Scholar, is associate professor of history at Rutgers University and co-director of the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis and the Black Atlantic. Her teaching and research specializations are postwar U.S. history, modern African American history, and twentieth-century urban studies.  Her talk will center around the research for her upcoming book on black youth culture, informal economy and drugs in the 1980s.  The event is free and open to the public.

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