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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
“The assumption remains, however unexamined, that ‘avant-garde’ poetry is not ‘black’ and that ‘black’ poetry, however singular its ‘voice,’ is not ‘formally innovative.’
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
The passage of the Group Areas Act in 1950 brought forceful expulsion and sequestration to all areas of the country.
We should celebrate the actual King and his radicalism rather than the inoffensive persona created to serve the status quo.
In this drama of race and sexuality, the NYPD could learn something from Mayor de Blasio.
From job-seeking to medical treatment, many decision-makers decide with a racial tilt (consciously or not).
Claude S. Fischer
Michael Brown shouldn't be a poster child for social justice movements.
Glenn C. Loury
In Ferguson, white violence, exclusively, is justified.
The judicial process cannot account for what matters most: the policies and biases that enable white men to claim justification in the murder of black men.
Racism still simmers in the U.S.
The project of decontextualizing language.
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