UC Historian on Freddie Gray, Obama's Legacy and Teaching Black History

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We talk about Baltimore, Ferguson and the history of U.S. race relations with historian Clarence Walker. He recently won the top prize for teaching and scholarly achievement at UC Davis, where he has taught for nearly 30 years. Walker was a critic of Afrocentrism during its heyday, a position he argued in his book "We Can't Go Home Again." He'll join us as part of Forum's First Person series profiling the leaders, innovators and others who make our region unique.


Clarence Walker, professor of history at UC Davis and author of "We Can't Go Home Again: An Argument About Afrocentrism"