Left of Black | Davarian L. Baldwin and the Damage Universities Are Doing to American Cities

Learn more about Left of Black here: https://fhi.duke.edu/programs/left-black We perceive universities as serving the greater good of providing education to our young people as they prepare to enter the workforce and contribute to society. But according to Prof. Davarian Baldwin, the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, there is a whole insidious network of finances that major universities are using to literally change the face of our modern cities and to contribute to ongoing gentrification. In this episode of Left of Black, Dr. Neal sits and discusses Prof. Baldwin’s latest book, “In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities are Plundering Our Cities,” published by Bold Type Books. Learn more about Dr. Baldwin here: https://www.boldtypebooks.com/contrib… Purchase his book here: https://www.boldtypebooks.com/titles/… Left of Black is a web series featuring interviews with Black Studies scholars created and hosted by James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of African and African American Studies Mark Anthony Neal and produced by the @Duke Franklin Humanities Institute. New SEASON 11 episode every Thursday! #LEFTofBLACK#JohnHopeFranklin#BlackStudies#Season11#BlackScholar@Duke University