On May 3rd, we chatted with Carl Zimring about environmental racism. Here’s a recap of our conversation!
On Tuesday, ahead of the President’s visit to Michigan, we will discuss developments in the Flint water crisis and environmental racism with Carl Zimring on Twitter.
Racial inequality continues to plague the United States, and most popular civil rights history mythologizes it in ways that hinder the full realization of the movement’s goals.
So much of the way I think about tragedy as a genre and political category comes from the work of Raymond Williams’s Modern Tragedy, in which the critic labors to show how flawed the elitist linguistic divide separating tragedy as a high art (the tragedy of Comparative Literature, English, and Classics curriculums) versus tragedy’s everyday use as signifying a grave event, a calamitous lost.
So, the inevitable finally happened, Ben Carson finally conceded that he doesn’t “see a political path forward” for his campaign.