February 2, 2021
—Michelle D. Commander
A profoundly personal story, Avidly Reads Passages is my journey into the past to gain better understandings about slavery and white supremacy and how they reverberate and threaten Black lives in our own times.
November 4, 2019
—Julia A. Ericksen A recent article in the New York Times described the ways in which young women and men are remaking Argentine tango, the dance that seems to embody… READ MORE
October 31, 2019
—Ann Gordon, L. Edward Day, Christopher D. Bader, and Joseph O. Baker
The authors of Fear Itself pull data from their Chapman University survey on American fear of Muslim Americans and Islam
October 28, 2019
NYU Press author answers the question: Why, in the 21st century, are people feeling compelled to change their names?
September 19, 2019
—Jenny Wiley Legath
What we can learn from one Deaconess’ experience with migrants in Brownsville, TX and across the border
August 29, 2019
Kelly A. Ryan explores the many ways in which men used violence to enforce their dominance in American slavery in her new book.
August 19, 2019
The tragedies in El Paso and Gilroy have spurred demands that US government and security institutions (as well as American political culture more generally) change course and apply the label of terrorist to white supremacists.
July 30, 2019
—Jennifer E. Cobbina There is a long and mainly unresolved history of government using violence to establish and maintain relations of racial domination and subordination. However, as a nation, we… READ MORE