tv Appearances

Fortunately, historians are now being included in important and timely conversations that not only need to be shared broadly, but also, these political conversations need to be more nuanced and contextualized.  

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Confederate flag remains up in South Carolina despite shooting

Deirdre Cooper Owens, a professor of African-American history at Queens College, discusses sensitivity about the flag

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CUNY Campus Climate: Race & Racism 

Deirdre Cooper Owens, Assistant Professor of History at Queens College/CUNY, talks with journalist Bob Herbert about race and racism in America, and whether we are making progress or losing ground.