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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
Historical segregation turns out to have been greater than we thought—and it hasn't gone away.
Claude S. Fischer
Freedom needs the dignity that only our community can give us.
Terrible schools are still great for business in New Orleans.
Mass incarceration is so politicized that we can't talk about its origins.
Michael Javen Fortner
Michael Javen Fortner’s Black Silent Majority makes the controversial case that African Americans backed the Rockefeller Drug Laws.
Refugee camps, intended to be temporary, host people for an average of 12 years.
Elizabeth Cullen Dunn
A Response to Randall Kennedy's Defense of Respectability Politics
Half a century on, we need to recommit ourselves to correcting the conditions that undergirded the civil unrest of the 1960s.
Sandra Bland's 'crime' was acting as she wanted you, me, and everyone to act: nobly.
Nigeria's recent election encouraged alliances among Muslims and Christians.
Listen to Claudia Rankine on Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon.
The new HUD desegregation rule is a democratic reform, not a utopian one.
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