“Life of a Klansman is . . .
“This is a book that should be required reading in every high school—actually every American should read it.
With November’s presidential election fast approaching, much attention is being given to white evangelical voters, the bedrock of Donald Trump’s electoral base—more so now, with the racial debate t
“Caste . . .
It is late at night on June 4, 2018, and under cover of darkness a father and son, carrying nothing but a backpack, approach “a short wall painted dark” that demarcates the international border bet
For James Baldwin, “what kind of human beings we aspired to be” matters more than policy and power. On this, he was “absolutely right”, according to Eddie Glaude Jr.
According to Jorge Castañeda, it is “as if the United states seeks to challenge foreign writers to explain it, confident they will fail.” His own attempt is for US citizens, not foreigners, at a “c
“In the post-Charlottesville world where the President of the United States continues to enable these “very fine people” with a deliberate blind eye to the intensity of the
“Empire of Borders provides fundamental, essential information about the current human situation at the borders.”
“This is a book about young Muslim men growing up in the United States,” writes Professor John O’Brien, who teaches sociology at New York University Abu Dhabi.
The rise of Barack Obama to the office of the presidency in 2008 heralded, to the talking heads whose pronouncements much of the populace uses to form its opinions, the final indication that racism
“The night a stone-fisted neo-barbarian would beat her to gashes and aches everlasting.”
“Gordon argues that the Klan represents how some of the most primitive political passions are rooted in fear and hatred of otherness—and a willingness to exploit these sentiments for purpos
Ta-Nehisi Coates writes with a sound mind and a broken heart, with great power and confessed pain, of America’s relationship to African Americans, of African Americans’ struggle to succeed against
“Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? is powerful, disturbing, well-written, and an important book for our day.”