St. Clair Drake Memorial Lectures

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The St. Clair Drake Lectures are dedicated to the memory of Professor St. Clair Drake, renowned professor of sociology and anthropology, an early researcher on black Americans and the founding Director of the Program in African & African American Studies at Stanford University. His illustrious scholarly career is framed by the classic books, Black Metropolis (co-authored with Horace Cayton, 1945), and Black Folk Here and There (2 vols. 1987-1990).  Professor St. Clair Drake died in 1990.