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Ned Block

Critics of The Bell Curve have attacked every point in the book—except the most important one.

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A roundtable with bell hooks, Cornel West, and more.

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Lani Guinier

The Limits of Majority Rule

Eugene F. Rivers III

A response to Noam Chomsky.

Mark Zanger

Rap poetry is full of cutting-edge linguistic innovations.

Kimberlé W. Crenshaw

Black feminism and the 2 Live Crew.

Tony Hill

The politics of black education, 1780-1980.

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