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Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

Racial redress should be modeled on the global anticolonial tradition of worldbuilding.

Robin D. G. Kelley Bongani Madondo

Robin D. G. Kelley and Bongani Madondo honor the writer’s life, work, and legacy.

Chad Kautzer

The militarization of gun culture among both civilians and police reflects an increasingly energetic defense of white rule in the United States. This has been facilitated in part by an NRA-led reinterpretation of what the Second Amendment meant by “militia”.

Douglas Shadle

The field is reckoning with a long legacy of racial exclusion, despite its universalist claims.

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Douglass Fredrick and the Haiti Commission on USS Tennessee in Key West.
Peter James Hudson

Toward the end of his life, Frederick Douglass served briefly as U.S. ambassador to Haiti. The disastrous episode reveals much about the country’s long struggle for Black sovereignty while always under the threat of U.S. empire.

A recording of a virtual roundtable to honor the life and work of Charles W. Mills.

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

On language and belonging.

Derecka Purnell Nia T. Evans

Derecka Purnell discusses her new book Becoming Abolitionists, how she came to join the movement against policing and prisons, and what a just world looks like.

Dan Berger

Though the organization’s legacy has been domesticated, its grassroots leadership embraced the global fight for freedom.

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