Abdul Alkalimat

Professor Emeritus of African American Studies
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Abdul Alkalimat is a native of Chicago, Illinois and received his PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago.  He is currently a Professor in African American Studies and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  His research interests include: digital inequality, community informatics, and African American intellectual history. He moderates the largest African-American Studies discussion list, H-Afro-Am, and created and edits Malcolm X: A Research Site as well as eBlack Studies

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