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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.
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.
Listen to Claudia Rankine on Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon.
The new HUD desegregation rule is a democratic reform, not a utopian one.
The long reach of intellectual racism.
Opponents often associate racism with ignorance. But intelligent people promote oppression through colorblindness.
And its cure.
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