Seems appropriate to return to this now, again, with the murder of the young white woman protestor Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, but also with the Trump on the verge of pardoning Joe Arpaio, the truly disgusting racist and vile sheriff in Arizona whose detention centers were notorious spaces for rape and humiliation. This is also a Now when well-meaning liberals and humanists are expressing their fears that dismantling Confederate statues may lead to dismantling monuments to people like Columbus (Story of OJ “…..ok?” shrug), and news has been circulating that a Puerto Rican man, Alexander Ramos, was identified as one of the white supremacists marchers beating young Deandre Harris in a video from the rally….
via the Lit Review Podcast: “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color is a very timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, […]
The African American Intellectual History Society recently honored the intellectual and activist work of African diaspora scholar Gerald Horne. Organized by Phillip Luke Sinitiere, if you haven’t yet or IFYMI, definitely explore the posts there […]