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

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