The Beautiful Struggle: Understanding Racism and Transforming Words into Deeds

ABS 2017

In this talk, Professor Benjamin pairs social scientific insights on racism and inequality with spiritual insights on human oneness and justice which, taken together, offer tools that we urgently need to bring a better world into existence.

August 2017

  • Ruha Benjamin

    Ruha Benjamin is a sociologist and a Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. The primary focus of her work is the relationship between innovation and equity, particularly focusing on the intersection of race, justice and technology. Benjamin is the author of numerous publications, including the books People's Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (2013) and Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (2019).

    Princeton University professor Ruha Benjamin gives a presentation at a podium.