The Trayvon Generation with Elizabeth Alexander
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Book TV on C-SPAN 2
Congress and 11th Street, Austin TX

Prize-winning author, poet, educator, scholar, and cultural advocate Elizabeth Alexander turned her eyes to her sons’ generation amid the civil unrest following the murders of George Floyd, ​​Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery in 2020. Join Alexander as she discusses her new book The Trayvon Generation—a meditation on the power of art and culture to illuminate America’s unresolved problem with race—the challenges and hopes facing young Black America.

Moderator: Peniel Joseph, the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values, Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, and Associate Dean for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin
Elizabeth Alexander, The Trayvon Generation


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