Intergenerational Black Perspectives on Economic Exploitation in the South

Black Perspectives on Race and Capitalism from the American South

  • Natalie A. Collier
  • Ed Whitfield
  • Noel Didla
  • Theron Wilkerson Margaret Walker Alexander National Research Center


Natalie Collier is the founder of The Lighthouse|Black Girl Projects, an organization that advances the sociopolitical outcomes of Black girls and women in the rural southeastern part of the United States. She has worked as the director of youth initiatives for the Children’s Defense Fund—Southern Regional Office and has been awarded fellowships from the Novo Foundation, Northwestern, and Poynter universities. Ed Whitfield is a radical economist who works for the Fund for Democratic Communities (F4DC) and chairs the board of Southern Reparations Loan Fund. Collier and Whitfield dialogue about the failure and myth of integration, economic disparities in education, workforce development, community activism, and capitalistic investment in racial housing disparities.

How to Cite
COLLIER, Natalie A. et al. Intergenerational Black Perspectives on Economic Exploitation in the South. Prabuddha: Journal of Social Equality, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 20-24, june 2019. ISSN 2576-2079. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 mar. 2023.