Fredrick C. Harris edited a special issue of Dissent Magazine on black politics in the Obama era, with essays by Harris on the politics of respectability, Anthea Butler on the prosperity gospel, and Nikol G. Alexander-Floyd on black feminism.
For more information, see http://www.dissentmagazine.org/issue/winter-2014
Fredrick C. Harris Wins the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction for Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and the Rise and Decline of Black Politics. Previous winners include Edwidge Danticat, Isabel Wilkerson, Robin Kelley, and John Hope Franklin.
Fredrick C. Harris and Robert Lieberman, Provost of Johns Hopkins University, are the editors of the new book, Beyond Discrimination: Racial Inequality in a Post-Racist World, with essays by Rodney Hero, Vesla Weaver, Demond King, Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, Devin Fergus, Naa Oyo A. Kwate, and Devah Pager, among others.
A roundtable discussion hosted by SIPA and ISERP's Center for African-American Politics and Society. Featuring Charles M. Blow, Visual Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times; Ira Katznelson, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, Columbia University; and William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University.