Lou Kushnick Articles, Papers and Interviews

Scope and Content

This collection mainly covers Kushnick's work in race relations including articles he has published, correspondence and research he has undertaken.

Notable items include the 95 digital recordings that cover Lou's interest in the politics of the USA and racial polarisation of the late 1980's-2000. These recordings include interviews of key politicians, academics and community leaders in New York, Boston and Chicago such as Lu Palmer; Angelo Falcón; Paul Robeson Jr; Roger Wilkins; Rome Pucinski; Adjoa Aiyetora; Bernardine Dohrn; Dr Quentin Young and Hayward Burns.

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Administrative / Biographical History

Lou Kushnick, OBE, is a founder of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Research Centre and of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust. He was editor of the journal "Sage Race Relations Abstracts". He worked at University of Manchester as Professor of Sociology and later as Honorary Professorial Fellow in Race Relations.


This collection has been arranged into the following series: articles and publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence, working papers, personal papers, oral histories and recordings, and photographs.

Access Information

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Related Material

Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust, Lou Kushnick star lectures (youtube), US Civil Rights material, Steve Cohen Collection