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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is a writer, public speaker and activist in Chicago. She writes on Black politics, housing inequality, and issues of race and class in the United States. Her articles have been published in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, New Politics, The Black Commentator, Gaper’s Block, Ms. magazine among other publications. She is on the editorial board of the International Socialist Review and will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana for the 2013-2014 academic year. You can follow her on Twitter at KeeangaYamahtta.