Studies in Black Southern Radicalism

The tradition of Black radical resistance and liberation struggle is as grounded in the South as collard greens. The startling diversity of its forms and currents have slowly dawned on me as I’ve read the signs and listened carefully to the rhythms. This morning I reflect on accounts of 18th century resistance in Sylviane Diouf’s […]

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Why is Atlanta burning?

When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify its inequalities: unless reasons for them are found, the whole political and social edifice stands in danger of collapse. Capital and […]

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