racism

July 27, 2020
Elvira Blanco and Alejandro Quryat

Professor Keymer Ávila of the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela discusses lethal state violence. Venezuelan security forces kill thousands of racialized and impoverished young people every year.

November 12, 2019
Ben Terrall

In his new book, Greg Grandin masterfully shows how intersecting themes of empire, border, expansionism, and racism are the backbone of American history. 

November 21, 2018
Jaime A. Alves and Joao Costa Vargas

The ascent of Jair Bolsonaro to the highest executive office in the world’s fourth-largest democracy and former slave state reflects Brazil’s long, enduring, and foundational antiblackness.

October 23, 2017
Andrea Bolivar

Andrea Bolivar discusses how criminalization has affected trans Latina sex workers in Chicago

August 29, 2017

President Trump’s pardoning of Joe Arpaio is despicable. But many politicians who have denounced it have also supported anti-immigrant policies and helped fuel the violent drug war in Mexico. 

March 30, 2017
George Ciccariello-Maher

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation is a book that matters for racial justice struggles across the Americas.

November 23, 2016
David Hernández

Trump rides into the White house with a convulsive immigration plan dipped in a soup of nativism, Islamophobia, and anti-Mexican sentiment. What will happen next? 

February 9, 2015
Tanya Katerí Hernández
Advocates in the fight against poverty in Latin America often center class above race as the factor that most determines Afro-descendants’ life-chances. But a growing movement is setting the record straight.
November 26, 2014
José Raúl Guzmán

Bad Hair Director Mariana Rondón shares her thoughts on the right to be different, utopian cities, and the ingenuity of children.

November 19, 2014
Ed Morales

In Justin Simien’s debut film Dear White People, a passing comment about Puerto Ricans exposes the contradictory status of mixed-race people in the "post-racial" Americas.

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