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Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine is a poet, essayist, and playwright. Her book Citizen: An American Lyric won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her latest book is Just Us: An American Conversation.

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Cornel West makes the point that hope is different from American optimism. After the initial presidential election results come in, I stop watching the news.
Claudia Rankine
Poetry
Claudia Rankine

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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