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Race

Long decried by liberals and conservatives alike, the Martinican psychiatrist remains one of the most piercing critics of colonialism.

Sam Klug

Forty years ago, the exiled South African activist dared to teach Zionism critically. A furious backlash ensued.

Abena Ampofoa Asare

A tragedy in Birmingham and the making of a radical.

Ed Pavlić

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

Nathalie Etoke, Lewis Gordon

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

Melvin Rogers, Neil Roberts

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

Mie Inouye, Daniel Martinez HoSang

Jeanne Theoharis speaks with Lerone A. Martin on the white Christian legacy of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI.

Lerone A. Martin, Jeanne Theoharis

Forum

To make change, movements need to build endurance—the capacity to keep people showing up despite their differences.

Mie Inouye
Juliet Hooker
Charisse Burden-Stelly
Liz Theoharis
Nathan R. DuFord
Daniel Martinez HoSang
Astra Taylor & Leah Hunt-Hendrix
Jodi Dean
Sarah Schulman
William J. Barber II
Alex Gourevitch
Mie Inouye
David Roediger

The United States has long supported the repression of Latin American land defenders. The tactics it exported are coming to the Atlanta forest.

Azadeh Shahshahani

Movement building requires a culture of listening—not mastery of the right language.

Mariame Kaba & Kelly Hayes

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

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