A Conversation with Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Part of the Institute’s Inaugural Distinguished Lecture in Ideas and Organizing & the UCLA Luskin Lecture Series
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Event Description

Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor delivered the inaugural Distinguished Lecture in Ideas and Organizing as part of the Luskin Lecture Series. Author of Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership and From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, Professor Taylor spoke on the contemporary crisis in housing in the United States. Building on her influential arguments about “predatory inclusion,” she analyzed the structural inequities of housing under capitalism and charted ongoing and emergent struggles for housing justice.

Program introduction by:
  • Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Northwestern University

In conversation with:

  • Cheryl I. Harris, UCLA Law
  • Marques Vestal, UCLA Urban Planning
Moderated by:
  • Ananya Roy, UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy