A Political and Literary Forum
If gangsta rap lyrics are evidence of criminality, what are we to make of gruesome murders depicted in many folk and country songs?
What happens when identity returns to crumble our defenses.
The Triple Package blames culture and invents history.
The internationalism of black radicals was an alternative to a universalism that wasn't universal.
Blind people are constantly socialized to pay attention to race and its significance.
Osagie K. Obasogie
Junot Díaz and Toni Morrison in Conversation.
Daniel Evans Pritchard
An Interview with Randall Kennedy
Andra Gillespie, Randall L. Kennedy
In the marriage and voting rights cases, the world outside powerfully affected the court.
Pamela S. Karlan
In 1963 and today, the real work happens elsewhere.
Robin D. G. Kelley
A new Gallup poll shows that two thirds of Americans oppose the use of race in college admissions
American Fiction's Racial Landscape.
Read the complete transcript.
What do you think of the president's comments? Has he invited
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Daniel Akihiro Iwama
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.