Race Rebels

Culture, Politics, And The Black Working Class

Race Rebels

  • Free Press | 
  • 384 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780684826394 | 
  • June 1996

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Robin Kelley
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Robin Kelley

Robin D.G. Kelley is a professor of history and American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California. From 2003-2006, he was the William B. Ransford Professor of Cultural and Historical Studies at Columbia Univeristy. From 1994-2003, he was a professor of history and Africana Studies at New York University as well the chairman of NYU's history department from 2002-2003.

One of the youngest tenured professors in a full academic discipline--at the age of 32--Kelley has spent most of his career exploring American and African-American history with a particular emphasis on African-American musical culture, including jazz and hip-hop.