By France’s twisted logic, acknowledging race equals attacking the Republic.
Both the definition of “intelligence” and the tech industry are deeply entwined with white domination. Will white-supremacist AI be the result?
Remember that anti-Black violence has been the central dynamic of US history—and how Black women have struggled with this violence for centuries.
White South Africans used wildlife conservation to build a narrative as a race. Unfortunately, this pursuit came at the expense of Africans.
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.
The United States tears families apart—during slavery, in the wars against indigenous people and the war on drugs, and, today, at the border.
St. Louis seems to define America’s past—but does it offer insight for the future?
Digital health is solidifying the divide between those whose health is valued and those whose health is ignored.
What histories do we inherit? In the current crisis of Brexit—which points to larger global shifts toward nationalism and xenophobia—there is no more urgent a ...
French colonial policies in Algeria created animosity between Jews and Muslims—animosity which the state continues to claim was timeless.
How the United States terrorizes the rest of the world, Baldwin realized abroad, echoed how it terrorized its inhabitants at home.
Yaa Gyasi’s new novel meditates on the problems we try to solve with science, with faith, and with love.
Both violent surveillance and disease risk were integral to Atlantic slavery. That same war against Black people continues today.
Withholding accurate information obscures both the impact of the pandemic on the most vulnerable and the resurgence of institutional violence.
Today—as in 1968—it remains to be seen if McDonald’s pivot toward racial justice will mean anything for how it treats its scores of Black workers.
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.
Lovecraft Country runs on a formula: genre clichés—however racist—only need to be painted over, so as to be enjoyed without guilt.
With so many crises—environmental, humanitarian, racial, viral, and economic—the work of “critique” can seem to be a luxury. But is it?