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Turning a blind eye to the realities of racial injustice, the highly orchestrated right-wing attacks cast a body of scholarship about race in the law as a great threat to American society.
David Theo Goldberg
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.
On the cruelties the South doles out to animals, children, and black folks.
Debt still sends many people—especially black people—to jail.
Images of police violence against African Americans have a radical heritage.
The country needs a political rebirth.
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