Melanye Price in Berlin

Melanye Price in der American Academy

Melanye Price, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, visited Ernst-Reuter-Oberschule in Berlin-Wedding in honor of Black History Month. Together with the students, she discussed the challenges the first African-American president faced to become president of all Americans. At the American Academy Berlin, Professor Price also gave a teacher training seminar for teachers and students from Berlin and Brandenburg. She presented her findings and also took the time to discuss discrimination and overcoming stereotypes also in Germany. Professor Price’s book “The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race” was published in 2016.