Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America

MON, MAR 6, 2017 (1:37:07)

A distinguished panel will take up the topic of Carol Hardy-Fanta’s new book, Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America. Joining the author is Boston City Council President Michelle Wu, City Councilor At Large Ayanna Pressley, Prof. Paul Watanabe, and Ann Bookman, Director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. Learn how gains in political leadership and influence by women and men of color holding elected office are transforming the American political landscape, but how they have taken place within a contested political context, one where struggles for racial and gender equality continue.

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