Articles tagged with 2020-uprisings

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Robin D. G. Kelley

The story of how black people confront systems of racial capitalism and plot world liberation. A reading list from Robin D. G. Kelley.

Rigoberto Gonzalez Privlege of Ally
Rigoberto González

Allies can be powerful aides to social justice movements—but it is their responsibility to make sure they don’t become a distraction from the cause.

Mordecai Lyon Lorgia Garcia Pena
Mordecai Lyon Lorgia García-Peña

In this interview, Lorgia García-Peña, who was denied tenure by Harvard in late 2019, discusses why ethnic studies has never been more urgent and the important role it can play in protest.

Melvin Rogers Minneapolis George Floyd
Melvin Rogers

The rage on display in Minneapolis is not only about police violence. It is also about the country’s utter disregard for the pain of black Americans.

Elizabeth Hinton Minneapolis George Floyd Martin Luther King
Elizabeth Hinton

A proper understanding of urban rebellion depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as political violence.