Dr. Muhammad’s book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, (Harvard University Press, 2010), won the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for 2011. He is a frequent commenter on historical and contemporary social issues, has appeared on public affairs television programs, including Tavis Smiley and Bill Moyers, and participated in the PBS documentary, “Slavery by Another Name,” based on Douglas Blackmon’s book of the same name. Dr. Muhammad graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in economics, and received his doctorate in American history from Rutgers University. Dr. Muhammad was formerly a history professor at Indiana University.
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The Condemnation of Blackness