Jeff Chang, Are We Gon’ Be Alright?, 09/18/17, 7:00PM


Come join our RISD Community for a talk followed by a student panel Q&A with Jeff Chang, author of We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation.

Jeff Chang is the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, the founder of the artist network CultureStr/ke and the news site ColorLines, as well as the author of several books on politics, the arts, and hip hop, including We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and ResegregationWho We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America, and Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation. Chang is one of many thinking seriously about America’s history of racial violence and division; overall, in his work, he seeks to empower artists to disrupt social norms and envision a truly just world rooted in shared humanity.

If you require special accommodations, please contact Mary Fernandez (

This event is a partnership between The Provost’s Office and ISE (Intercultural Student Engagement)​

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Are We Gon' Be Alright?, Equity and Justice, Jeff Chang

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