Articles in race tagged with history

Steven Hahn

Several recent books offer a more complete, bottom-up picture of the role sailors and Black political actors played in making the Atlantic world.

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Panashe Chigumadzi

There is a cost to advancing caste as the preeminent analytic in place of race—we lose the precision that comes with naming our affliction a problem of anti-Blackness. We mistake the map for the territory, the skin for the bones, and the bones for the skin.

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Assata Shakur — “Women in Prison: How It Is With Us”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

The Combahee River Collective Statement

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Fred Hampton — “Power Anywhere There’s People”

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Ryan Fontanilla

Coast Guard techniques for blocking Haitian asylum seekers have their roots in the slave trade. Understanding these connections can help us disentangle immigration policy from white nationalism.

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Jesse Gray — “The Black Revolution: A Struggle for Political Power”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Jack O’Dell — “The July Rebellions and the ‘Military State’”

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Peter Dreier

Robin DiAngelo’s best-selling book sells a misguided view of baseball integration to her readers and corporate clients.

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Claudia Jones — “An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman!”