The BSOS Perspectives video series features faculty members and students discussing the most pressing issues of the day. Our latest installment features Professor Janelle Wong (pictured at left) and Ph.D. student Jennifer St Sume (pictured at right) of the Department of Government and Politics in conversation about their work on race and politics.
"Any examination of U.S. politics necessitates and is more complete with attention to race and racism," Wong said.
St Sume particularly focuses on how Black Americans remain deeply invested in, but mainly excluded from, the American national identity.
Watch the video below: