A Political and Literary Forum
The threat of fascism has grown before our eyes. Black Marxism helps us to fight it with greater clarity, with a more expansive conception of the task before us, and with ever more questions.
Robin D. G. Kelley
A basic income that supplemented existing welfare structures could make everyone safer while ending the most pernicious forms of policing.
Reagan never really believed that Martin Luther King, Jr., deserved a holiday.
Justin Gomer, Christopher Petrella
A critical handbook for racial justice in the age of Trump.
W. E. B. Du Bois may be our keenest critic of Trumpism today.
A critique that anticipated the political currents of contemporary America.
Robin D. G. Kelley
What can W. E. B. Du Bois and the black radical tradition tell us about Trump's election and radical political action today?
What if we use the history of slavery as a standpoint from which to rethink our notion of justice today?
Stop-and-frisk and broken-windows policing have ravaged black communities, treating everyone as criminals, while failing to make cities any safer. Now Trump wants to revive them.
Throughout the twentieth century, bipartisan consensus was that black youth were latent criminals in need of abundant policing.
Kelly Lytle Hernández
A Massachusetts high court ruling acknowledges that black men aren’t wrong for wanting to run from police.
Integration doesn’t guarantee equality or freedom.
The ideas in the movement’s new manifesto would enrich our practice of democracy.
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David Theo Goldberg
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