Kidada Williams

Kidada Williams

Associate professor Africana Studies
Phone: 313-577-2525

Areas of expertise

civil rights
Black history


Kidada Williams researches African-American history after slavery with a focus on issues of racial violence and social trauma. Williams is an engaged academic. She has given lectures and talks at public institutions including the Wright Museum, Detroit Historical Museum, and the Henry Ford. She has appeared on NPR's Morning Edition and WDET's Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson. She is also one of the three co-developers of the #CharlestonSyllabus.

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