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Jelani Cobb

Professor of Journalism, Columbia University

**Jelani Cobb** joined the Journalism School faculty in 2016. He has contributed to The New Yorker since 2012, and became a staff writer in 2015. He is the recipient of the 2015 Sidney Hillman Award for Opinion and Analysis writing and writes frequently about race, politics, history and culture. (Photo: Columbia Journalism School)