Neighborhoods United for Change frames St. Louis not just as a divided city, but also as one that yokes dispossession in North City to growth in South St. Louis, revealing how both North and South share similar goals.
Jasmine Mahmoud is the Postdoctoral Fellow of Inequality and Identity in the Program of American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research examines how aesthetic and geographic experiences entangle, with attention to how race, policy, and processes of urban displacement interact with contemporary performance practices. She also writes about black aesthetics, acts of citizenship, and urban ethnography.
Posts by Jasmine Mahmoud
“The Common Reader,” Washington University in St. Louis’s Journal of the Essay, explores life and learning during the onset of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.