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David Roediger

A history of imperial forgetting.

Sara Matthiesen

After Roe v. Wade, Angela Davis wrote about how the reproductive rights movement was failing women of color. As Roe is dismantled, her diagnosis is more crucial than ever.

Angela Y. Davis Gina Dent Erica R. Meiners Beth E. Richie Nia T. Evans

The authors of Abolition. Feminism. Now. discuss why racialized state violence and gender-based violence have to be fought together.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

Racial redress should be modeled on the global anticolonial tradition of worldbuilding.

Robin D. G. Kelley Bongani Madondo

Robin D. G. Kelley and Bongani Madondo honor the writer’s life, work, and legacy.

Chad Kautzer

The militarization of gun culture among both civilians and police reflects an increasingly energetic defense of white rule in the United States. This has been facilitated in part by an NRA-led reinterpretation of what the Second Amendment meant by “militia”.

Douglas Shadle

The field is reckoning with a long legacy of racial exclusion, despite its universalist claims.

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Douglass Fredrick and the Haiti Commission on USS Tennessee in Key West.
Peter James Hudson

Toward the end of his life, Frederick Douglass served briefly as U.S. ambassador to Haiti. The disastrous episode reveals much about the country’s long struggle for Black sovereignty while always under the threat of U.S. empire.

A recording of a virtual roundtable to honor the life and work of Charles W. Mills.

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