Dr. William Jelani Cobb
Twitter Handle: @Jelani9
Excerpt: On Obama’s impact on race… “Anytime we’ve seen racial progress in the United States, we’ve seen racial backlash.”
About: William Jelani Cobb is an Associate Professor of History at Spelman College. Oftentimes, we can use our knowledge of history to evaluate what’s unfolding in the present. As a historian, Cobb does this effectively and efficiently, whether he is in the classroom or being called upon to contribute to a larger audience.