“As a historian and educator of college students, my experience teaching on US imperialism is one of disappointment.”
Tag: Black Lives Matter
“What state and federal environmental regulatory agencies in the US have not yet done is reform the way agency staff make decisions.”
What might it mean to forge a politics explicitly based in the places we are, rather than a politics of the places from which we came?
Antiracism challenges us to wholly reimagine what it means to study human and inhuman conditions in their various forms.
On both sides of the border, artivistas—art activists—infuse their creative and political work with minority struggle and solidarity.
“Liberation begins in the mind… Black folks have never been given the opportunity to define our own reality.”
“There is nothing supreme about being white.”
"I see disadvantaged defendants’ cultivated expertise as accurate, even though it is often invalidated and punished."
“Solidarity is not a thing. There’s no formula, no exact science. There is ongoing process.”
“So, dear sister, do you think that Black Italian movements have changed qualitatively in the wake of George Floyd?”
The inconvenient truth of police history in the United States is that police departments were not designed to keep a generic public safe.
A politics of rage does not equate emotions with irrationality or impulsive behavior, but can affirm equality, claim agency, and ask for justice.
The dueling crises of the pandemic and police brutality have brought many problems to the surface of our society and made them impossible to continue to ignore.
Crisis Cities brings together some of the world’s leading social scientists and humanists to grapple with the 2020 crises of our cities.
Where did the internet come from? Who gets left out of dominant stories about its origins? And what can history teach us about how to make the internet better?
Black folks can call into being an alternative relationship to TV, one that prompts a shift in consciousness and just possibly alters the future.
How do black feminist artists negotiate their own work in the wake of commercial success beyond contemporary poetry’s wildest dreams?
Sitting atop a police car beneath an oversized American flag, Kendrick Lamar opened the 2015 BET awards with his single “Alright.” “We hate the po-po ...
When I was in graduate school, whenever a black woman scholar presented her work a peculiar phenomenon emerged: peers always and only remarked on the speaker’s person, rather than on her ideas. At ...
Safia Elhillo’s poetry comes to us exactly when we need it, in the era of the travel ban and the border wall. The richness of feeling and formal inventiveness of her work open up an alternative ...