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<i>I Am Not Your Negro</i>: A Review

I Am Not Your Negro: A Review

MRB April 10, 2017 0

Ciahnan Darrell on race in America The lie called race makes Judases of us all, bleeding the human until all that remains is an abstraction with no claim to rights or life. I Am

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Secularism in Black – by Joseph Winters

Secularism in Black – by Joseph Winters

Joseph Winters January 28, 2017 0

Joseph Winters on Jonathon Kahn and Vincent Lloyd’s Race and Secularism in America Secularism appears to be a fairly self-evident concept. Whether one celebrates or rejects our secular age, the shared assumption is that

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First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

First Impressions #98: Su’ad Abdul Khabeer on Race, Hip Hop, and Muslim Cool

David M. Krueger December 6, 2016 0

African American culture plays a critical role in the construction Muslim American identity. Dave Krueger speaks with Su’ad Abdul Khabeer about her new book Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United

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First Impressions #97: Emily Suzanne Clark on Afro-Creole Spiritualism in New Orleans

First Impressions #97: Emily Suzanne Clark on Afro-Creole Spiritualism in New Orleans

David M. Krueger November 14, 2016 0

  Messages from the spirit world offered an Afro-Creole community in New Orleans a forum for political activism inspired by republican ideals. Dave Krueger speaks with Emily Suzanne Clark about her book, A Luminous

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MRBlog | Creating Race

MRBlog | Creating Race

Thomas J. Whitley October 24, 2016 1

By Thomas J. Whitley We can definitely define the race of people. So said North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory back in May in his argument that transgender people cannot be considered a protected class. In

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MRBlog | The Price of Patriotism

MRBlog | The Price of Patriotism

Thomas J. Whitley September 23, 2016 0

  By Thomas J. Whitley Patriotism is a luxury that only the privileged can afford. For it is only the privileged who can whitewash their nation’s history. It is only those who have never had

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First Impressions #91: Josef Sorett on A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

First Impressions #91: Josef Sorett on A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

Kristian Petersen September 20, 2016 0

Most of the major African American literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular. In reality, religion was an animating force in black literary visions from the New Negro Renaissance

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First Impressions #87: Christopher Driscoll on White Lies, Race, and American Religion

First Impressions #87: Christopher Driscoll on White Lies, Race, and American Religion

Kristian Petersen July 26, 2016 0

The distinctions that we pose between ourselves and others, such as white and black, end up having a wide array of consequences. Kristian Petersen talks with Christopher Driscoll, Visiting Assistant Professor in Religion at

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MRBlog | DISPATCHES. NEH Summer Institute on Problems in the Study of Religion (pt. 2) by Sarah E. Rollens

MRBlog | DISPATCHES. NEH Summer Institute on Problems in the Study of Religion (pt. 2) by Sarah E. Rollens

Sarah Rollens June 13, 2016 0

By Sarah E. Rollens In a post last week, I reported on the first week of a three-week NEH Institute on Problems in the Study of Religion that is being held at the University of Virginia. I’ve had some

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Marla Frederick on Race, Gender, Religious Broadcasting and Social Media

Marla Frederick on Race, Gender, Religious Broadcasting and Social Media

Nyasha Junior April 26, 2016 0

Nyasha Junior talks with Marla F. Frederick Dr. Marla Frederick is Professor of African and African American Studies and the Study of Religion in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard

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