Emerson Prison Initiative Launch and Keynote Speaker: Craig Wilder

“The Permanence of Injustice: The Legacies of Residential Incarceration and Educational Segregation”

Craig Steven Wilder was the keynote speaker for the fall launch of the Emerson Prison Initiative (EPI). Wilder is Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Senior Fellow at the Bard Prison Initiative. Professor Wilder’s most recent book is “Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities”. He is also the author of “A Covenant with Color: Race and Social Power in Brooklyn”; and “In the Company of Black Men: The African Influence on African American Culture in New York City”. – Emerson College