After 10 years the AAA Race Project is Still Needed Now More Than Ever

By Yolanda T. Moses, University of California Riverside I recently returned from North Carolina Museum of Natural History where the “Race Are We So Different Exhibit” will be until October 22, 2017. I had the honor to participate in the fourth of five community Town Hall Sessions that have been held since May of 2017. … Continue reading After 10 years the AAA Race Project is Still Needed Now More Than Ever

Charlottesville: Trump, Race and the Logical Utopia/Illogical Dystopia Binary

By K. Nyerere Ture, PhD, Yale University In January 2016, during the Republican primary season, Donald J. Trump, an emergent candidate, characterized his loyal supporters as the smartest Americans ever – the smartest to participate in electoral politics. Accordingly, most of these supporters were prepared to return America, substantively and symbolically, back to the practice of serving … Continue reading Charlottesville: Trump, Race and the Logical Utopia/Illogical Dystopia Binary

The Years That Ask Questions: Epistemologies of Liberation and the Post-Charlottesville Imperative

By Donna Auston Rutgers University White supremacy is deadly. A black sign emblazoned with four bleak words in white block script perched atop a protestor’s shoulder played a dual role: it communicated the urgency of the spectacle to preoccupied shoppers and passing motorists on this busy avenue in the Bronx at the same time that … Continue reading The Years That Ask Questions: Epistemologies of Liberation and the Post-Charlottesville Imperative

An Addendum by Patricia Sunderland: Witnessing and Speaking Charleston

On the evening of June 17th, the murder of nine African Americans took place at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina.  My Rachel Dolezal post was written the night before, completed perhaps just a few hours before the tragic loss of lives that simultaneously rendered a discussion of US racial and ethnic identity … Continue reading An Addendum by Patricia Sunderland: Witnessing and Speaking Charleston

Race and Rachel Dolezal: A Conversation with Patricia Sunderland

Recent news surrounding Rachel Dolezal has led to quite the discussion on race. Our associates at the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) pointed us to an article (‘You May Not Know It But I’m Black’: White Woman’s Self-Identification As Black) that Patricia Sunderland, a longtime AAA member and leading consumer researcher, wrote about in Ethnos 18 … Continue reading Race and Rachel Dolezal: A Conversation with Patricia Sunderland