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Tag: Race

On the Guyanese revolutionary’s writings on anticolonial struggle.

Noaman G. Ali, Shozab Raza

Lewis Gordon and Nathalie Etoke discuss the space for freedom opened up by Black existentialist thought.

Lewis Gordon, Nathalie Etoke

Melvin Rogers and Neil Roberts discuss the difficulty of keeping faith in a foundationally anti-Black republic.

Neil Roberts, Melvin Rogers

Mie Inouye and Daniel Martinez HoSang discuss the challenges of organizing in a society that tears groups apart.

Daniel Martinez HoSang, Mie Inouye

It's at the heart of what makes The Black Jacobins a classic.

David Scott

How a little-understood feature of urban finance—municipal bonds—fuels racial inequality.

Clark Randall

The late South African intellectual and activist—imprisoned on Robben Island alongside Nelson Mandela—fought for a world without race and class.

Salim Vally, Enver Motala

The novel Kindred reminds us—emphatically, gruesomely—that white supremacy is us too.

Junot Díaz

N'Kosi Oates speaks with J.T. Roane about Philadelphia's spatial politics and resistance to racial containment.

J.T. Roane, N’Kosi Oates

Thelonious Monk lost (and found) in Paris.

Robin D. G. Kelley

Financial Times commentator Martin Wolf says “it's the economy, stupid.” The truth is more complicated.

Pranab Bardhan

What does it mean for those living in the diaspora to remain attached to the land they left behind?

Kenda Mutongi

Revisiting When Affirmative Action Was White, nearly two decades on.

Ira Katznelson

Institutional reform is no match for pervasive structural inequality.

Christopher Newfield

When Desmond Tutu reconciled African theology and Black theology.

Cornel West, Panashe Chigumadzi

A sharp uptick in challenges to U.S. antidiscrimination laws threatens decades of progress in extending civil rights to all.

Louise Melling

Historian Gerald Horne has developed a grand theory of U.S. history as a series of devastating backlashes to progress—right down to the present day.

David Waldstreicher

Robin D. G. Kelley on the midterm elections.

Deborah Chasman, Robin D. G. Kelley

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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