I SEE U, Episode 66: The Reconstruction Zone with Author Peniel Joseph

Award-winning author, Dr. Peniel Joseph, provides new interpretations of our American history and how the past is shaping today’s struggles for racial justice.

Author and scholar-activist, Dr. Peniel Joseph


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In recent years, with each election cycle, voting results very often come down to the wire. Consequently, when it comes to politics and ideologies related to our government, America remains completely divided. And with the racial and political reckoning of 2020 after the death of George Floyd, the clash over the true meaning of democracy has burst right back into the spotlight. It's exactly why acclaimed author, Peniel Joseph, decided to release his latest book, The Third Reconstruction. Join us as I SEE U Host Eddie Robinson chats candidly with scholar-activist and professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Peniel Joseph. The forward-thinking historian offers up insight on how he's dissected significant aspects of our American history into three watershed hinge moments and why he argues that it is in this third moment where an opportunity exists for all Americans to effectively confront racism and build new ways of reconciliation, thoughtful action and healing.


This article is part of the podcast I SEE U with Eddie Robinson

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