10 Theses on the U.S. Racial Order

“10 Theses on the US Racial Order” was originally was published on the website of the now defunct Fire Next Time Network in 2012 during the Obama era but prior to the Ferguson rebellion. It attempts to understand how the US racial order has changed in recent decades, how it is working at the moment […]

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Richard Turner and the Criminalization of Racialized Poverty

This past Wednesday morning, November 16, Richard Turner died in the street surrounded by police officers. We do not know yet how he died, whether it was natural causes, a heart attack, drug-related, the result of something the police did, or some other reason. What we do know is that he “became unresponsive” as he […]

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