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Dr. Darwin Fishman speaks on the Engaging in the Struggle | Antiracist Work

Dr. Darwin Fishman is currently working as a Lecturer for the Sociology and African Studies at UC San Diego and the Department of Sociology at San Diego State University. He has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Maryland-College Park, an M.A. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Social Science) from the San Francisco State University and a B.A. degree in Sociology from University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Continuing the Conversation on Race and Activist San Diego. He is also the Co-Founder of the Racial Justice Coalition.#RacialJustice He has served as a Board Member on the Community Review Board on Police Practices for San Diego city and he currently serves on the Commission on Juvenile Justice for the County of San Diego. Dr. Fishman loves to give back to his community through service work and community organizing. Dr. Fishman has numerous publications including the following books: Tarred and Feathered, Again: Racial Attacks on President Obama That Provoke, Disappear, and Fester Cognella Press (Fall, 2017).From Misunderstood Apathy to Radical Engagement: How Race, Gender, and Sexuality Influence Contemporary Youth Politics. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers (Forthcoming) Political Activities of African American Teenagers: A Case Study of High School Students in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, The Edwin Mellen Press, Spring, (2011.)He has also published the following journal articles and chapters: “Racial Attacks on President Obama And the White Nationalist Legacy,” The Western Journal of Black Studies, December 2013; “Can Washington, D.C. Youth Speak? Youth, Race, and Education in the Political Socialization Process,” in the book Democratic Destiny and the District of Columbia: Federal Politics and Public Policy, Lexington Press, Winter, 2010. Co-Editors of the Book: Drs. Ronald Walters and Toni Michelle Travis. Dr. Fishman has taught courses in Sociology, Political Science, Criminology, and African American Studies at Western Illinois University, Temple University, Stony Brook University, University of the District of Columbia, University of California, Riverside, Point Loma Nazarene University, and California State University, San Marcos. Dr. Fishman also has extensive experience traveling the globe. He has visited 47 states in the U.S and traveled in 17 countries in Europe, 4 countries in South America, 6 countries in Africa, 5 Caribbean countries, as well as in Turkey, Australia, Mexico, and Canada. Dr. Fishman currently resides in the Point Loma area of San Diego and enjoys spending time with the love of his life, Buki Domingos.