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Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Professor of History, Race and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Khalil Gibran Muhammad is professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. He is the former Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a division of the New York Public Library and the world’s leading library and archive of global black history. He is the award-winning author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, and a contributor to a 2014 National Research Council study, "The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences." Muhammed is a frequent reviewer and commentator in national print and broadcast media outlets, such as the New York Times, Washington Post, The Nation, National Public Radio, PBS Newshour, and MSNBC.