Charles Ogletree on Black Lives Matter: Race & Justice Across America

Charles Ogletree is a professor of law at Harvard Law School and the founding and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice. A legal theorist with an international reputation for his work in securing equal rights for all, Ogletree has written extensively on race and justice, his most recent book being Punishment in Popular Culture (NYU Press, 2015), which he co-edited with Austin Sarat. Among his many honors and awards, Ogletree has been named by Ebony Magazine as one of the 100+ Most Influential Black Americans every year since 2006. Ogletree was the Wayne Morse Chair in 2001-02 as part of the theme on Race and Criminal Justice.