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Howard Univ. appoints Stacey Abrams as Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race & Black Politics


Stacey Abrams, a former state representative and minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, has been appointed as the inaugural Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics at Howard University. In this role, Abrams will promote interdisciplinary collaboration, inspire research, and encourage broad discussions on issues of race and Black politics affecting the African diaspora in America. Abrams will also lead the vibrant Ronald W. Walters Speakers Series, hosting guests on a range of topics representing diverse perspectives. The endowed chair was created in Walters’ namesake to continue his legacy of expanding the University’s capacity as a leader in emerging scholarship in Black politics.

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