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N. D. B. Connolly

Friday, May 2001:40 - 03:25 PM

Session 3

Race, Power, and Urban Spaces

N. D. B. Connolly is Visiting Associate Professor of History and Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University.  His first book, A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, received the 2015 Liberty Legacy Foundation Book Award from the Organization of American Historians and the 2014 Kenneth T. Jackson Book Award from the Urban History Association. Connolly's current research includes a survey of black capitalism in the United States and a family history following three generations of West Indian migrants who moved from Jamaica to Britain and into the cities and suburbs of North America. In addition to publishing in scholarly venues, Prof. Connolly has offered commentary in the New York Times, on various television and radio outlets, and is a regular contributor to Talking Points Memo's history site, "Primary Source."

AFFILIATION: New York University