In this workshop Professor Diamond explored the development of Chicago as the centre of African-American business and a business class in United States. Focusing on the Pre-World War II era, Diamond sheds light on hidden histories of real estate development and business consolidation while complicating often tacit assumptions about a universal black political subjectivity, especially in the pre-Civil Rights Era.
American Cultures Workshop | Professor Andrew Diamond
20 April 2016. 7.30am–9.00am
Boardroom, US Studies Centre Institute Building (H03), City Road, University of Sydney
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