- Friday, Sep 4, 2020We are living with the current forms of the lasting regime of American imperialism on which this nation was founded. Understanding and teaching this mitigates against narratives of US exceptionalism that declare America is not imperialist and that are therefore useless for challenging or imagining alternatives to our present. Untangling art history’s involvement in the project of nation building addresses the past to imagine what could have been, in order to sustain what can be.
- Friday, Sep 4, 2020
Hosted by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman and moderated by Professor Eddie Glaude Jr., this panel discusses such topics as a Federal Jobs Guarantee, the Green New Deal, and the future of Unions and worker power. Their conversation also features Williams Spriggs, lead economist for the AFL-CIO and Pavlina Tcherneva, author of "The Case for a Job Guarantee."
- Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020
Joe Biden began his speech to accept the Democratic Party’s nomination with a quote from the civil-rights radical and Black revolutionary Ella Baker: “Give people light and they will find a way.” Though Baker may have been commenting on her particular approach to organizing, Biden used the line as an analogy for his campaign to replace Donald Trump.
- Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020How federal housing programs failed Black America.
- Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020Join us for a conversation with Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.
- Monday, Aug 24, 2020
- Monday, Aug 24, 2020
This week, Marc is in conversation with Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, Dr. Imani Perry. They discuss her journey as an author, why she feels she's still aspiring to be a writer even after writing 6 books, and also why it was important to write her current book to her boys, "Breathe: A Letter to My Sons."
- Monday, Aug 24, 2020Cuts to public services that might mitigate poverty and promote social mobility have become a perpetual excuse for more police.
- Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor joins Noname for a discussion about Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective as part of the Noname Book Club Free Reading Program.
[Originally published on August 8, 2020 via Noname Book Club]
- Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020Eddie Glaude Jr. on why Baldwin thought the idea of white America was irredeemable — but the country wasn't.