FORA.tv Speaker - Jeff Chang

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Biography

Jeff Chang is the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. His books include ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation,’ ‘Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop,’ ‘Who We Be: The Colorization of America’ (published in paperback in January 2016 under the new title, ‘Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post Civil Rights America’). His latest, ‘We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes On Race and Resegregation,’ was published in September 2016. His next book will be a biography of Bruce Lee. Jeff co-founded CultureStr/ke and ColorLines. He was named by The Utne Reader as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World” and by KQED as an Asian Pacific American Local Hero. He has been a USA Ford Fellow in Literature and the winner of the Asian American Literary Award.


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