Since 1892, the United States has deported more immigrants (over 57 million) than any other nation.
“At the end of the day, the America project was about an encounter with abundance that was responded to with greed and brutality.”
Many Latinxs—the nation’s largest ethnic group & most avid movie consumers—think the nation’s most beloved musical on racial tolerance is racist.
A new play centers on a Black woman who stops “accommodating white people” and, instead, asks them “about their love affair with my death.”
A powerful grassroots movement campaigned in the ’70s and ’80s for banks to reinvest equitably in red-lined urban communities. It failed—but why?
“What state and federal environmental regulatory agencies in the US have not yet done is reform the way agency staff make decisions.”
Design can lift some communities. But it can also subject others to live precariously, often at the same time.
Does Netflix’s “Lupin” resist the notoriously white milieu of European high culture, or, instead, endorse it?
“What if we identified the politics of municipal debt as circumscribing political horizons and futures?”
“Nostalgia is not what Shakespeare represents for me; I don’t want to make Shakespeare great again. He doesn’t need that, and neither do we.”
Anyone who has been called a bitch-witch might have predicted the show’s big twist: there is absolutely no right way to wield your power.
“Americans—whether they believe they are not racist or whether they are stone-cold racists—still struggle to see the structures of racism.”
“They all wanted to imagine a different possibility of an integrated neighborhood, where folks worked together.”
“Liberation begins in the mind… Black folks have never been given the opportunity to define our own reality.”
“The longer history of hostility toward foreigners remains latent. It has not gone away.”
“We don't have a party. That doesn't mean we need one big organization. We may need a few big organizations. But we need organizations!”
Since its beginnings, skateboarding has always been multicultural—and always provided ways to resist rigid US norms and borders.
Racial-justice movements in higher education offer a template for how to dislodge education’s focus on entrenching prestige.
Landlords’, bosses’ and schools’ intrusion of surveillance technologies into the home extends the carceral state into domestic space.
“We need to have both the reparation and the universal perspective on economic justice.”