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Ryan Fontanilla

Coast Guard techniques for blocking Haitian asylum seekers have their roots in the slave trade. Understanding these connections can help us disentangle immigration policy from white nationalism.

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Jesse Gray — “The Black Revolution: A Struggle for Political Power”

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Jack O’Dell — “The July Rebellions and the ‘Military State’”

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Peter Dreier

Robin DiAngelo’s best-selling book sells a misguided view of baseball integration to her readers and corporate clients.

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Claudia Jones — “An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman!”

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Duana Fullwiley

Home DNA ancestry kits include no ancestors, instead comparing customers to other present-day people based on assumptions about race and ethnicity. So what are they actually selling?

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First, segregation blocked this Florida community from equal education and other public goods. Then the military–industrial complex sickened residents and destroyed their property.

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Minkah Makalani

As more of Robinson’s books come back into print, reading them with Black Marxism can enrich our understanding of racial capitalism and offer additional tools for fighting our political impasse.

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Our members-only podcast is now available to all! A reading series of radical essays and speeches, season one highlights six short texts related to Black liberation struggles in the U.S., from Claudia Jones to the Combahee River Collective.

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