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Activist Derecka Purnell interviews historian Elizabeth Hinton about her new book, America on Fire, and how the label “riot” discredits Black political demands.

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A transcript of our panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Elizabeth Hinton Brandon M. Terry Cornel West Robin D. G. Kelley
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A proper understanding of urban rebellion depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as political violence.

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The enduring impact of President Johnson’s Crime Commission.

Elizabeth Hinton

Violence and nonviolent protests were entwined forces.

Elizabeth Hinton