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Beryl Satter

Professor of History Rutgers University-Newark


Beryl Satter is Professor of History at Rutgers University-Newark. Her book Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America (2009) won the Organization of American Historians’ Liberty Legacy Award for best book in civil rights history, and the Jewish Book Council’s National Jewish Book Award in History. It was a finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize and for the Ron Ridenhouer Book Prize, awarded to “those that persevere in acts of truth-telling.” Dr. Satter won a Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 2015 and was selected as an Andrew Carnegie Fellow in 2016. The Tenth Anniversary edition of Family Properties was released in 2020. Her current book project is a history of late twentieth century efforts to reinvest in Black urban communities. Dr. Satter is also a cofounder of the Queer Newark Oral History Project.


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