Contested Narratives: Charlottesville and the Caribbean in Perspective

By Kimberley McKinson, Post-Doctoral Research and Teaching Associate, University of Georgia As I witnessed the horrific images of white supremacy and raw hate coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017, a cacophony of emotions flooded me. I was angry, I was grieving and I was fearful.  Although these images were not unfamiliar, they seemed … Continue reading Contested Narratives: Charlottesville and the Caribbean in Perspective

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