Brian J Purnell
Since 2010 I have been a faculty member at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. I teach courses on the U.S. Civil Rights and Black Power Movements, on urban history, and on general U.S. history. Before joining Bowdoin College I was an Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies at Fordham University, where I also worked as a research director of a public history project called the Bronx African American History Project.
The American public has had its say and for the first time in a generation denied a sitting…