January 9, 2023
Lorgia García-Peña

Erased from the archive, the remarkable story of one Afro-Dominican revolutionary illuminates the Dominican colonial desire for whiteness at the expense of Black women’s lives.

October 4, 2022
Katia Costa Santos

In highly segregated and unequal Rio de Janeiro, family photographs capture Black joy and the power of claiming the right to the city.

June 27, 2022
Jurema Machado de Andrade Souza with Elionice Conceição Sacramento

For a quilombola leader and fisherwoman, Black and Indigenous struggles for land and life are essential to collective survival in the face of the climate crisis.

March 9, 2022
Lorgia García-Peña

The Dominican government has always aligned itself with white supremacism, following the United States’ lead on immigration policies towards Haitians.

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.


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