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Police brutality does not end because of a pandemic, it is made worse by it
The business of prisons and the laws that make sure they exist
Reflecting on Patrick Chamoiseau’s ‘Slave Old Man’ and physical memories of the enslaved
“Laughing barrels” and the defiant spirit of Black laughter
“E pluribus unum”: Federalism is a reactionary structure built on anti-Blackness
How heterosexual Black men project the psycho-sexual traumas of the plantation onto our queer brethren
Theon never betrayed the Starks: How ‘Game of Thrones’ minimizes forced captivity & slavery
2020 candidates are finally talking about reparations. It’s time to deepen the debate
Colleges sanitizing remnants of white supremacy on their campuses isn’t progress
Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship sparks fiery responses ahead of midterms
Our hair is a map to freedom: What I learned about resistance from the “1st” free Black town in the Americas
95 bodies—how sanitizing slavery keeps America’s hands clean
Remains of 95 Black “convict lease laborers” who were basically post-Civil War slaves found in Texas
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Black people were held in slavery in the Deep South as late as the 1960’s
Comic: We know why y’all keep trying to distance yourselves from slavery
Erykah Badu finding “good” in Hitler highlights the limits of Black empathy after slavery
Reparations will never be given — it’s time we protect the everyday people who take them
Reading ‘Black Museum’ and ‘Get Out’ as comparative Afrofuturist zombie slave narratives
Egyptian sex trafficking ring bust nets 75 people
Black Mirror’s “Black Museum”: The slave revolt fantasy Hollywood never intended to make?
New book from Zora Neale Hurston about the last survivor of the Atlantic slave trade to be released in 2018
Stolen bodies, Stolen land: Contemplating Blackness and Indigeneity
Comic: When white people think ancestry is easy
Harvard Law School owns past ties to slavery by adding memorial
Sofia Coppola erased Black women from ‘The Beguiled’ because white women always have to be victims
Juneteenth and our post-emancipation fight for liberation
When I, a Black person, was told I didn’t know enough about another culture to have opinions on slavery
White people have long tried to obscure slavery as the cause of the Civil War. Donald Trump is no different.
Taking down the Confederacy is more than a symbolic act
My refusal to grant white people space is petty and satisfying
Reimaging consent, for Black cis-het men, in a world where touch can kill
Police-Free schools are necessary, as is abolishing the white supremacist state they are rooted in
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