Jonathan Zimmerman

Was the Co-Founder of Charleston's Emanuel Church a Victim of Racist Paranoia, Too?
June 21, 2015

Racism is a form of imagination, not just of domination. And across our history, whites have imagined blacks conspiring against them.

What the West Got Wrong About Sex Education
February 28, 2015

It was too hot to handle—but not hot enough for students.

Americans Think Africa Is One Big Wild Animal Reserve
July 08, 2014

Delta and 'The Lion King' are part of our long history of stereotyping the continent.

Stop Conflating World Cup Performance with National Character
June 30, 2014

Ghana's group stage failure isn't punishment for corruption. Nigeria's (relative) success isn't a salvo against Boko Haram.