Annual James Weldon Johnson Distinguished Lecture 2016

The 2016 James Weldon Johnson Lecture was delivered by Aldon Morris, Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University. The event took place on Thursday, April 14, 2016 in Emory's Cannon Chapel.

Morris is the author of the groundbreaking book The Scholar Denied, which argues that W.E.B. DuBois is the primary founder of modern sociology. The title of his James Weldon Johnson Lecture was, "W.E.B. DuBois at the Center: From Science, Civil Rights Movement, to Black Lives Matter".

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