Category: Anthropology

Investigating Reproductive Injustice

Investigating Reproductive Injustice

Black women are more likely to give birth prematurely than any other group of women in the US—Dána-Ain Davis explores this reproductive injustice shrouded in racism

In Black Panther and Wakanda, extraordinary possibilities are realized

In Black Panther and Wakanda, extraordinary possibilities are realized

—Chandra D. Bhimull
In Wakanda, there, is a kingdom, is a nation; are traditions, innovations, scientific marvels and machine-driven feats, natures held in high regard; is where women are unapologetically brilliant and unflinchingly strong; is a where without whiteness; is black genius. In Wakanda, “extraordinary possibilities” are realized, whereas in reality the process of colonization had them “wiped out.”

America’s water whiplash

America’s water whiplash

—Jeremy Schmidt
The Oroville Dam cannot be abandoned as it stands. Yet it is not sufficient to merely patch the problems when water’s erosive force is set to undermine the foundations of both material and myth.

Ranger Revolution

Ranger Revolution

—Kerry Mitchell
The National Park Service and the fight against alternative facts.

Sipping on the Indian haterade

Sipping on the Indian haterade

—Stanley Thangaraj
The small segments of South Asian Americans who support Trump, particularly Hindu fundamentalists and nationalists, seek wages from that relationship that will not secure rights for the rest of South Asian America, especially Muslim Americans.