Abolition Geography

Abolition Geography: Essays Toward Liberation. Ruth Wilson Gilmore. Verson, 2022.

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Ruth Wilson Gilmore is professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences, and American Studies, and the director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean. Read more at CUNY Graduate School.

Here’s a terrific interview article from Teen Vogue (June 2022).

Early in the pandemic, Professor Gilmore spoke with Naomi Murakawa, associate professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, in this conversation on “Covid 19, Decarceration, and Abolition,” for Haymarket Books.

Ruth Wilson Gilmore and Naomi Murakawa in separate screens on YouTube video still.