Race, Politics and Cities: 40 Years after the Stokes Era
Thursday, June 19, 2008
4:00 until 6:30 p.m.
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Cleveland State University
Glickman-Miller Hall Atrium
1717 Euclid Avenue
No look at the future of cities would be complete without a discussion of race and politics. This forum continues to explore “Our Place in the Urban Age” with a panel of national and local experts who will look at the national context in which Carl Stokes was elected Mayor of Cleveland and the current state of race, politics and cities, and what still needs to change in America’s cities.
Leonard Moore, Associate Professor and Assistant Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin and author of Carl B. Stokes and The Rise of Black Political Power.
Moderator, Mansfield Frazier, author and columnist, Cool Cleveland
Norman Krumholz, Professor, Levin College of Urban Affairs and former Planning Director, City of Cleveland from 1969-1979 under Mayors Carl B. Stokes, Ralph J. Perk and Dennis Kucinich
Dennis Keating, Distinguished Professor, Levin College of Urban Affairs and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Ronnie Dunn, Assistant Professor, Levin College of Urban Affairs
Roldo Bartimole, journalist and former editor and publisher of Point of View – a newsletter of Cleveland political content, and columnist for Cool Cleveland
This program is free and open to the community. It is supported by the Walter B. Waetjen Endowed Urban Education Lecture Fund in partnership with Cool Cleveland. For more information and to register, visit our website at http://urban.csuohio.edu or call 216.523.7330.
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