Migration, Race, and the Global Movement for Black Lives

DATE & TIME: November 16
Join PHR for this exciting discussion with Kavitha Rajagopalan, from the Center for Community Media at CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and senior fellow at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Kavitha Rajagopalan will discuss the intersection of racism and migration in the context of the Black Lives Matter movement, connecting the activism in the US to international movements against racism.


Speaker Bio: Kavitha Rajagopalan a writer, editor, and global migration expert. She is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, specializing in citizenship, undocumentedness, and urban immigrant communities. She is the author of Muslims of Metropolis: The Stories of Three Immigrant Families in the West (Rutgers University Press), which was a finalist for the Asian American Literary Award. She is a contributing author in Borders and Mobility in South Asia, part of the University of Amsterdam Press’s award-winning series on global migration.