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Rashad Shabazz: 'Why Geography Matters in the Struggle for Racial Justice'

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Rashad Shabazz is a professor at Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation.
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Rashad Shabazz says America has a racial divide that can be explained by a study of geography and our sense of place. He concludes that lack of freedom and mobility, and government policies in housing and transportation, have hindered our ability to have a just and multi-racial society.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture, given Jan. 18, 2016 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. Shabazz is a professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University.