09/28/2012 05:10 pm ET Updated Nov 28, 2012

The Imagery of African American Identity and Raising Black Daughters in the Obama Era

Left of Black S3:E2 | September 24, 2012

Host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the Left of Black Studios by Maurice O. Wallace, Associate Professor of English and African-American Studies at Duke University.

Neal and Wallace discuss his new book Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity (co-edited with Shawn Michelle Smith), raising Black daughters in the Obama era and the politics of "Professorial Style" in the contemporary academy.


Left of Black is a weekly Webcast hosted by Mark Anthony Neal and produced in collaboration with the John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University.

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