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Such a Nasty Woman (Miri Regev & the Intersectional Right in Israel)

Shes’ right, of course. In comparison to her, the Israeli creative class and Jewish left, those largely Ashkenazi elites, are out maneuvered and “tight-assed.” No one knows how to play the political field like Culture Minister Miri Regev, who works at … Continue reading

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(bell hooks) Race, Gender, Religion & Spirituality

In case you missed it, this interview with bell hooks in the NYT Opinionator is pretty interesting. Its focus is the intersection between race, gender, religion, and spirituality. You can read it here. I found most interesting two things: [1] … Continue reading

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The Color Yellow (Migration Series) (Jacob Lawrence)

A chronicle of the Great Migration of African Americans from south to north between 1915 and the 1950s, Jacob Lawrence’s iconic Migration Series was almost immediately broken into two lots. Finished in 1941, The Museum of Modern Art purchased the … Continue reading

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Race Riot (East St. Louis)

Jacob Lawrence,  One of the largest race riots occurred in East St. Louis. 1940-41. Casein tempera on hardboard, 12 x 18″ (30.5 x 45.7 cm) The more things change, the more they stay the same?

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Amazing Grace Christian Civil Religion (Barack Obama)

The lion’s share of attention has gone to President Obama leading the congregation inside Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church singing Amazing Grace in his remarkable and perhaps historical eulogy for the Reverend Clementa Pinckney. Having heard about … Continue reading

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Whiteness In Media Res (Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal, Dylann Storm Roof)

The problem with race in this country isn’t blackness. It’s whiteness. Impossible to get one’s mind around, it has been a curious and now painful news cycle. There’s something sad about Rachel Dolezal and the negative, even nasty policing that … Continue reading

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Confederate Flag Full Mast (South Carolina)

With the American and state flags at half mast over the South Carolina state house, it’s no surprise but still shocking to see the Confederate flag at full mast. I  found the picture first at Twitter and then checked to … Continue reading

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