Black Respectability Politics: Do They Still Matter?

February 11, 2016 • 6:00 PM • Law School 4045

Join Professor Guy Charles and BLSA as we discuss the role of black respectability politics in today's society. Based on an article written by Randall Kennedy, "Lifting As We Climb: A progressive defense of black respectability politics" (, we will discuss how these concepts have played and continue to play a role in our society. Dinner will be served. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact Lauren Myers at