A Political and Literary Forum
A transcript of our panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement.
Elizabeth Hinton, Robin D. G. Kelley, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Brandon M. Terry, Cornel West
How post-racial was Obama’s victory?
Stephen Ansolabehere, Charles Stewart III
What role should “identity” play in our politics and in our lives?
Glenn C. Loury
Lessons from the history of the prison boom.
Reversing mass imprisonment.
More than 1.5 million children currently have a parent in prison; for 94 percent of these children, that parent is the father.
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein, Mary Lyndon Shanley
Becoming human in South Africa.
Do housing vouchers work?
What if we stop thinking in terms of place and start thinking about families or individuals?
Understanding the persistence of racial inequality.
Although both the victims and the perpetrators of human rights violations on African soil have been Africans, the pursuit of justice has been conducted largely by international institutions, and not Africans themselves.
Lessons of a great human rights–law success.
Jenny S. Martinez
Race and the transformation of criminal justice.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley
Michael Patrick Lynch
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Nadia Marzouki
Alex de Waal
Silvia Federici, Jill Richards
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