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Christopher Lebron

Chris Lebron is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and author of The Making Of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea.

Articles

We should condemn the president-elect’s record on race, but that does not foreclose hope for his administration.
Christopher Lebron

Kanye represents what happens when the liberties of artistic genius are confused for political insight.

Christopher Lebron
What Afrofuturism can teach us about surviving Trump.
Christopher Lebron
Black Panther, a movie unique for its Black star power, depends on a shocking devaluation of Black American men.
Christopher Lebron
Five signs of a totalitarian regime.
Christopher Lebron

Prosecutors are corrupting the intent of lynching laws.

Christopher Lebron
Black women go missing—from civil rights history and from our lives.
Christopher Lebron

A Response to Randall Kennedy's Defense of Respectability Politics

Christopher Lebron

Forum Responses

The use of the language of trauma contains an element of strategy.
Christopher Lebron
Glenn Loury’s recommendations to see beyond the three judgmental binaries he notes strike me as eminently reasonable. Similarly, his insistence that we resist making Michael Brown the innocent victim and Darren Wilson...
Christopher Lebron