How Women’s Studies Erased Black Women
The founders of Women’s Studies were overwhelmingly white, and focused on the experiences of white, heterosexual women.
The Black Panthers’ Unlikely Ally
Cesar Chavez's non-violent United Farm Workers and the militant Black Panthers aligned politically throughout the 60s and 70s.
Viral Black Death: Why We Must Watch Citizen Videos of Police Violence
We should acknowledge and absorb the pain captured in videos of police violence, just as antiracist activists bore witness in the past to lynchings.
World War I Vets as the Vanguard of the ‘New Negro’
World War I saw several hundred thousand African-American soldiers discharged from a virulently segregated U.S. military into a virulently segregated society
Butterfly Flow: Tupac, Kendrick Lamar, and the Resurrection of New Black Godz
A look at mythic themes in Kendrick Lamar's recent #1 album To Pimp a Butterfly.
The Fuss About Josephine Baker
A new one-woman Broadway show puts Josephine Baker back in the public consciousness.
Labor Unions, Public Employees, and Race: An Interview with William P. Jones
An interview with scholar William P. Jones on labor unions, public employees, and race.