A Political and Literary Forum
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.
Nicholas Wade's A Troublesome Inheritance is scientifically dubious and blind to its racist implications.
Philip N. Cohen
Peter Matthiessen's Orientalism.
After twenty years of electoral dominance by the African National Congress, are South African politics finally becoming competitive?
Two radical notions in the early 1970s, having a black president and permitting homosexual marriage, have pretty much come to pass.
In her influential critical study “Insight and Oversight: Reading ‘Tintern Abbey,’” Marjorie Levinson...
Rickey Laurentiis, Timothy Donnelly
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Daniel Akihiro Iwama
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