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March 23, 2021
I Am Not Ready to Reenter White Society
As the pandemic wanes, and I have to leave the safety of my whiteness-free castle, I know that racism is going to come roaring back into my daily life.
February 23, 2021
Letters From the March 8/15, 2021, Issue
The meaning of masks… Post officers?… Rightward tilt… The days ahead… Voters strike back…
January 25, 2021
The Justice System Is Going Too Easy on the White Insurrectionists
The Biden administration will be judged by how seriously it prosecutes the white supremacists who tried to overturn the election.
January 13, 2021
I No Longer Trust Law Enforcement to Keep Biden and Harris Safe on Inauguration Day
The siege of the Capitol revealed what most Black people already knew: Law enforcement is in league with Trumpism.
October 12, 2020
It’s Time for Italian Americans to Give Up on Columbus
For over a century, Italians have mythologized the genocidal explorer to gain access to American whiteness.
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September 24, 2020
Claudia Rankine Wants Us to Talk
A conversation with the writer about her new book,
, which is a close reading of the language and affects that go into our understanding of race.
September 8, 2020
The Whitelash Next Time
Whenever the pendulum swings toward Black equality and full citizenship, white supremacy mounts a counteroffensive.
August 31, 2020
The Inevitable Whitelash Against Racial Justice Has Started
As Black people fight for our lives, white supremacists reach for their guns—and white allies go soft.
June 22, 2020
Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s Only Black Driver, Is Threatened With a Noose
This is not a prank and it’s not a game. NASCAR needs to be prepared to defend Wallace from violence.
June 15, 2020
America’s Racist Police Won’t Be Dismantled by 2 Weeks of Protests
It took centuries to build up the system of white supremacy enforced by the police. It will take years of persistent protest to undo it.