A Political and Literary Forum
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
Opponents often associate racism with ignorance. But intelligent people promote oppression through colorblindness.
And its cure.
Below the surface–and sometimes above it–a lot of today’s debates around immigration reform are about cultural assimilation.
Claude S. Fischer
One of the many disturbing dimensions of Freddie Gray’s death after riding in a Baltimore Police van is how little the public knows about the circumstances.
I am sick of the term “avant-garde.”
The Trouble with Black Power Revisionism
Randall L. Kennedy
Broad City is a platonic “romance between two friends” who happen to be women.
The aestheticization of the term avant-garde is a refusal to think what the alienation of human being in the modern era was made of.
“The assumption remains, however unexamined, that ‘avant-garde’ poetry is not ‘black’ and that ‘black’ poetry, however singular its ‘voice,’ is not ‘formally innovative.’
Race and the so-called avant-garde.
During the exhaustive search for Etan, black children were disappearing in Atlanta.
Tragically, it may be unrealistic to expect Americans—including police—to ignore race.
Richard T. Ford
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Andrew L. Croxford
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