Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is a graduate of Morehouse College where he was the Student Government President. He holds a master’s degree in African-American studies from Temple University and a master’s degree in religion from Princeton University.
Glaude earned his Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University and is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Project.
His first book, Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America, won the Modern Language Association’s William Sanders Scarborough Book Prize.
Glaude has appeared on the Tavis Smiley Show, Fox News’ Hannity & Colmes Show, CNN, MSNBC and C-SPAN. Along with Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson, he also appeared in the documentary, Stand, produced and directed by Tavis Smiley.
His most well-known books, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, take a wide look at black communities and reveal complexities, vulnerabilities, and opportunities for hope.