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

A Letter from Colombia in the Aftermath of Charlottesville

By Angela J. Lederach and Jeffrey S. Yoder As we near the end of our stay in Montes de María, we wanted to send a final reflection. Over the last year, we have accompanied grassroots peacebuilding processes that began long before the recently signed accords in communities most affected by the war. We cannot talk … Continue reading A Letter from Colombia in the Aftermath of Charlottesville

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