Farah Jasmine Griffin Warmly Celebrated in Boston Review
In "Flowers for Farah," Robin D. G. Kelley celebrates Griffin for bringing a praxis of radical love to an unequal academy through her scholarship, mentoring, and activism.
December 14, 2022
UCLA Professor of American History (and former Columbia Professor of Anthropology and African-American Studies) Robin D. G. Kelley has written a piece in the Boston Review honoring Farah Jasmine Griffin.
Tracing the profound impact that Griffin has had on his life and the lives of her students, Kelley writes how
She is not one to impart esoteric knowledge from behind a
lectern. Rather, she gets down in the chaos of complex
thinking alongside her students and the communities she
cares about, listening, learning, encouraging curiosity, and
To read Kelley's tribute to Griffin in its entirety, click here.