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This Isn't the Same 'New Republic'
April 24, 2015

Responding to the question: Why, considering this magazine’s history of a white gaze and a white audience, did Dyson's essay appear in The New Republic?

All Black Lives Matter
Seeing the humanity of those I criticize is vital to every claim I make under the banner of #BlackLivesMatter
April 24, 2015

Seeing the humanity of those I criticize is vital to every every claim I make under the banner of #BlackLivesMatter.

Acting Without Thinking
The most effective protest movements have been enriched by debating ideas and strategy
April 24, 2015

The most effective protest movements have been enriched by debating ideas and strategy.

The Ghost of Cornel West
What happened to America's most exciting black scholar?
April 19, 2015

President Obama betrayed him. He’s stopped publishing new work. He’s alienated his closest friends and allies. What happened to America’s most exciting black scholar? 

Science Fiction's White Boys' Club Strikes Back
April 17, 2015

The conservative backlash isn't entirely about attempts to diversify science fiction; it's also motivated by a nostalgia for an imaginary past.

“Jewish Privilege” Doesn't Exist—But Jews Can Benefit From Whiteness
April 09, 2015

What American Jews have to deal with these days, in terms of anti-Semitism, isn’t racial or religious marginalization so much as a continued ideology fixated on the idea that Jews control everything.

The Killing of Walter Scott Sheds Light on the Problem of Police Lying
April 08, 2015

The lies act as shield for police violence and as a larger source of corruption in the criminal justice system.

Southerners Shouldn't Take Attacks on the Confederacy Personally
And they should embrace the idea of celebrating the country's reunion
April 07, 2015

And they should embrace the idea of celebrating the country's reunion.

Does the Holocaust Discount Jewish White Privilege?
April 07, 2015

It’s entirely possible for a Jew whose relatives were killed in the Holocaust to benefit from certain aspects of white privilege. But that history means Jews are not able to be carefree about their identity like other privileged groups.

Ferguson Faces Its Future
Tuesday's election is the first since Michael Brown's death
April 03, 2015

Tuesday's election is the first since Michael Brown's death.

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