Important read from Caroline Randall Williams. I don't think this is true of most LGM readers, but this is especially important if you're a white person disingenuously (or cluelessly) saying.
This is an important study on what those who live in America's most overpoliced neighborhoods think of their situation. I know of no survey that's this comprehensive and directly conversant.
Minneapolis is disbanding its police department.
Earlier this week Chicago Police Department officers beat the president of the Chicago Police Board during a protest in Hyde Park. The board president declared himself to not be mad.
While many things have been put on pause in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, cops murdering Black people is not one of them. Yesterday in Minneapolis is the latest.
When I've posted things in recent months that indicate my support of Bernie Sanders' candidacy for president, it has not been lost on me that factions of the LGM commentariat.
The United States is the global leader in locking up its own citizens. We are the most systematically punitive nation on earth. This has been an abomination for decades --.
On Monday I noted that the African American Intellectual History Society is hosting a week-long roundtable on my book. I forgot to post a link to yesterday's contribution, so here.