Note: This interview was recorded the day before demonstrations demanding justice for George Floyd turned violent in downtown Atlanta.

Dr. Jelani Favors, winner of the 2020 Lillian Smith Book Award, talks about his book  Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism, explains the historical impact of historically black colleges and universities on changing American society, and talks about personal versus digital approaches to activism:

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