Interview with Lisa Brock

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activism, Kalamazoo College, Columbia College Chicago, Springbok protest, Nelson Mandela, George Floyd, Brandon Johnson, Chicago


African American Studies | African History | African Languages and Societies | American Politics | Civic and Community Engagement | Cultural History | History | Inequality and Stratification | International Relations | Other Political Science | Place and Environment | Political History | Political Science | Political Theory | Race and Ethnicity | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Work, Economy and Organizations


Length: 105 minutes

Oral history interview of Dr. Lisa Brock by Lilah Hernandez discussing events and activities since her original 2010 interview.

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Dr. Brock was born and raised in Glendale, Ohio and holds a BA in history from Howard University and a doctorate in history from Northwestern University. She has spent most of her life involved in social justice activism and higher education. She served as chair of the Humanities, History, and Social Sciences department at Columbia College Chicago and as the founding Academic Director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College, Michigan. She currently works as a JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) consultant, and continues her activism in several causes.

Topics include the anti-apartheid movement, Chicago politics, activism since 2010, Critical Race Theory, the 1619 Project, and the 2016 presidential election.

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