Ruha Benjamin

Ruha performed on stage at Joe’s Pub in our November 7, 2023 edition of Seriously Entertaining, speaking on the evening’s theme, “In Being Bold.”

Ruha Benjamin is a professor of African American studies and the founder of the Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab at Princeton University. The author of Imagination, Virtual Justice, Race After Technology, and People’s Science, she lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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