The North Star's Resistance to White Supremacy

On December 3, 1847, Frederick Douglass, who became an abolitionist and public intellectual, published the...Read More

Chris Lebron

The North Star's Resistance to White Supremacy

On December 3, 1847, Frederick Douglass, who became an abolitionist and public intellectual, published the...Read More

Chris Lebron

Black and Brown Women Save The World

Recent developments across the nation evoke the work of 19th century Black feminist Anna Julia...Read More

Chris Lebron

Black and Brown Women Save The World

Recent developments across the nation evoke the work of 19th century Black feminist Anna Julia...Read More

Chris Lebron

Masking Whiteness through Anti-Identity Politics

It seems that many white people in America are in a terrible bind: either they...Read More

Chris Lebron

Masking Whiteness through Anti-Identity Politics

It seems that many white people in America are in a terrible bind: either they...Read More

Chris Lebron

James Baldwin’s Racial Critique Has Contemporary Relevance

In recent years, American novelist and playwright James Baldwin has come to occupy an increasingly...Read More

Chris Lebron

James Baldwin’s Racial Critique Has Contemporary Relevance

In recent years, American novelist and playwright James Baldwin has come to occupy an increasingly...Read More

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Racists Do Not Deserve Forgiveness

Racists do not deserve forgiveness. This is a position that I came to embrace over...Read More

Chris Lebron

Racists Do Not Deserve Forgiveness

Racists do not deserve forgiveness. This is a position that I came to embrace over...Read More

Chris Lebron

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Rebuke GOP’s Vision for the Future

As the 2020 presidential election nears, we can expect prognostications and forecasting to go into...Read More

Chris Lebron

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Rebuke GOP’s Vision for the Future

As the 2020 presidential election nears, we can expect prognostications and forecasting to go into...Read More

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Do Reparations for Black People Make Sense?

In 1965, essayist and novelist, James Baldwin debated William F. Buckley--the prominent American conservative and founder...Read More

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Navigating Blackness in a White World

A few years ago, I was invited to deliver a lecture at an Ivy League...Read More

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Navigating Blackness in a White World

A few years ago, I was invited to deliver a lecture at an Ivy League...Read More

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Baltimore More than 10 Years After 'The Wire'

My first encounter with the city of Baltimore was through David Simon’s HBO series, The...Read More

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Marvel Plays to White Universe in 'Avengers: Endgame' (Spoilers)

The viability of the Marvel film world begins with the story of a man; one...Read More

Chris Lebron

Marvel Plays to White Universe in 'Avengers: Endgame' (Spoilers)

The viability of the Marvel film world begins with the story of a man; one...Read More

Chris Lebron

Whiteness and Power in 'Game of Thrones' (Spoilers)

The sensational HBO series Game Of Thrones peddles in a brutal moral economy. Kings are...Read More

Chris Lebron

Whiteness and Power in 'Game of Thrones' (Spoilers)

The sensational HBO series Game Of Thrones peddles in a brutal moral economy. Kings are...Read More

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What is Black Radicalism?

The Black radical tradition is urgent and fundamental to American democracy. Progressive liberals, conservatives, and...Read More

Chris Lebron

What is Black Radicalism?

The Black radical tradition is urgent and fundamental to American democracy. Progressive liberals, conservatives, and...Read More

Chris Lebron

Lessons on Black Life from Writers Toni Morrison and James Baldwin

It is challenging to figure out the business of living in America with Black or...Read More

Chris Lebron

Lessons on Black Life from Writers Toni Morrison and James Baldwin

It is challenging to figure out the business of living in America with Black or...Read More

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