Akwugo Emejulu

Akwugo Emejulu is a professor of sociology at the University of Warwick. She is an inaugural winner of the Flax Foundation's Emma Goldman Prize. As a political sociologist, her research focuses on racial, ethnic and gender inequalities in Europe and the United States and on women of color’s grassroots organizing and activism.

Finding Hope From Seeing the George Floyd Protesters

Seeing people stream out onto the streets is probably the most hopeful Akwugu Emejulu has been since the start of the pandemic. Amid mass death, incompetent and vengeful leadership and economic collapse, people join together to demand more and better for themselves.

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