In the contemporary United States, higher education does more to exaggerate than relieve class and cultural divisions.
Immigrants in the United States during the pandemic faced the same discrimination, disenfranchisement, violence, and terror as before—only intensified.
Today is overwhelmingly defined by white-supremacist violence and the whiteness of AI technology. Can seeing them together help defeat them both?
Machines learned racism from humans. Perhaps humans can now learn about that racism from the very machines they taught.
History, Ann Stoler showed, is not just political action, disconnected from daily domestic acts. Intimate relations are worthy of serious study.
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.