How have data-centric systems perpetuated racial capitalism, and how have different communities, particularly in the global South, resisted this datafication?
The show portrays a racially diverse society, but papers over white-supremacist interracial sexual assault and violence. Was there another way?
"So many people don’t think about food as political."
How has data been used to organize labor, and how do we make ourselves visible to data-centric systems?
How do people show up in data, and what are some of the inequalities that can result from data collection?
Opposition to imperialism unites the struggles of our times. To recognize empire is to take a necessary step towards a more just world.
“That is the paradox of assimilation … You can be essential—an essential worker—and at the same time excluded from the CARES Act.”
Despite welcome diversification, literary culture is also becoming more tied to elite educational institutions, and more difficult to enter.
Confronting painful pasts gives society an opportunity to change. This is why those invested in the amnesiac status quo fight against memory.
By France’s twisted logic, acknowledging race equals attacking the Republic.
Remember that anti-Black violence has been the central dynamic of US history—and how Black women have struggled with this violence for centuries.
Contemporary TV series that take on Latinx life have increasingly embraced the complexity of their subject matter.
When creating and selling culture, you’re also selling a story about that culture—for good and for ill.
For poet Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, as for the Black Romantics, history is the repetition of anti-Black violence that has yet to be abolished.
Students must choose to do the work that will facilitate learning, so teachers must give them reasons to make that choice, again and again.
“There are two ways of reading Black invisibility and one of them is futuristic.”
St. Louis seems to define America’s past—but does it offer insight for the future?
All cities tell a story. But who decides what Baltimore’s next story will be?
“How might scientific storytelling, or stories of science, shape the struggle for liberation?”
Versailles treated the people of Greater Syria and Iraq—Muslims, Christians, and Jews alike—as inferiors in need of “civilizational therapy.”