Eddie Glaude Jr.
Racism and the Soul of America
Hennepin County Library and MinnPost
Melanie Ohnstad and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu
About Eddie Glaude Jr.
Eddie Glaude Jr. is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University and the Chair of the Department of African American Studies. He is the author of the award-winning book In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America and co-editor with Cornel West of African American Religious Thought: An Anthology. His latest book is Democracy in Black: How Race Still Governs the Soul of America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Morehouse College, a master’s degree in African American studies from Temple University, and a PhD in religion from Princeton University. His scholarly pursuits and public service were informed by his years growing up in the coastal town of Moss Point, Mississippi.