Seiko Tachibana artwork
Seiko Tachibana artwork
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Race, Class, & Immigration

The intersectionality of racism, classism, and immigration policy is as pertinent today as in the past. Who is deemed legal and illegal, afforded full citizenship rights or not, is almost always determined by master-class politics and race.

Afrofuturism

Course Description: Afrofuturism is a black aesthetic practice that combines elements of African mythology, science fiction, African Diaspora history, magic realism and political fantasy in black expressive texts across multiple media and artistic forms. Rooted in the generalized practice of … Continue reading

The Funke Wisdom of Chocolate Cities

By Mary F. Corey  A Review of Chocolate Cities: the Black Map of American Life by Marcus A. Hunter & Zandria F. Robinson, University of California Press Mathematically it all adds up All people are equal, but equal to what? Once … Continue reading

Bonds of Memory and the Fight for Economic Justice

By Michael Honey | Memphis Commercial Appeal On Feb. 1, 1968, Echol Cole and Robert Walker were crushed to death while riding out a cold, driving rainstorm in the back of an outmoded “packer” garbage truck in Memphis. Unsafe working conditions, … Continue reading

Raising a Brown Baby in the Age of Trump

By Patricia Valoy, Science and Social Justice, Contributing Editor There is very little that an 11-week-old baby needs, but I find myself ordering a poster on immigration for my baby daughter’s room. I tell myself that she needs to be raised … Continue reading

The Cause That Is Care

By William C. Anderson During the intense final moments of my mother’s life, I learned the intricate truths of the cause that is care. Dedicating myself to my mom’s caretaking helped me develop my own understanding of praxis. How we … Continue reading

Free All the Political Prisoners

By Zolo Agono Azania I was introduced to Zolo Azania some twenty years ago through his artwork – striking portraits of Harriet Tubman, Malcom X and Emmet Till, artwork that reflected Zolo’s deep commitment to the Black freedom struggle – … Continue reading

On Having a Brown Baby in the Age of Trump

By Patricia Valoy, Science and Social Justice, Contributing Editor These days I spend a lot of time preparing. Most people call the time when parents-to-be spend hours on end cleaning and organizing for a new baby “nesting,” but I’m doing … Continue reading

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