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Cindy Hyde-Smith, or Mississippi God Damn!

Why the history of white supremacy matters for the last Senate election of 2018

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Heroes but Not Saints

How should we judge reformers and radicals who were also racists?

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Explosive Objects

How the murder of Trayvon Martin made everyday items extraordinary

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Re-Dressing “No More Miss America”

The construction of fashion and feminism as antagonistic has been used to undermine the movement’s goals and to obscure fashion as a liberating political tool

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Seeking Illumination in Dark Times

On the power of art, race and racism, and the limitations of science and politics

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