Race

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: the nature of modern policing itself.

Horror Noire

Coleman traces the portrayal of blackness throughout the horror genre in film, tying this depiction to our cultural understanding of race.

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Media, Race

We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates draws a parallel between the 8 years of reconstruction in which black politicians actually held some power in the South, and the 8 years of Obama's presidency - and the backlashes that followed both.

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Race

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

Cooper explores the concept of eloquent rage, the true power of black women's anger that has too often been caricatured in the past.

The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table

This career guide is tailored specifically for women of color. Relate to situations, identify with them, or learn about them.

Full Dissidence: Notes from an Uneven Playing Field

Covers professional sports and protest, labor, patriotism, and class division.

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Ethnicity, Race

The Color of Law

A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Read this to understand how segregation came about: individual preferences? policies?

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