Tag Archive: race

Democrats, Amnesia, and the Value of Black and Brown Life

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Brandon McKoy is a policy analyst from New Jersey. He graduated with a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.… Continue reading

White Flag

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“Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs.” — Psalm 74:4 For months, the events have gathered, scattered ominously across the landscape like dark foreboding… Continue reading

Part IV: The War At Home

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This is the fifth installment of a series of long-form essays on race, history and politics. Previous installments can be found here: Prologue Part I Part II Part III Neither slavery nor involuntary… Continue reading

How to Be An Ally: A Reflection From Baltimore

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Editor’s Note: This is a submission from a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous. It reflects her experience during the protests against police brutality sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore resident who… Continue reading

Part III: The War to Be Civil

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This is the fourth installment of a long-form essay on race, history and politics. Previous parts can be found here: Prologue Part I Part II   Careless seems the great Avenger; history’s pages… Continue reading

Part I: Ships Passing in the Night

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This is the second installment of a series of long-form essays on race, history and politics. Previous installments can be found here: Prologue Once riding in old Baltimore, Heart-filled, head-filled with glee, I… Continue reading

Prologue: Our Shared, Forgotten Past

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The record is there for all to read. It resounds all over the world. It might as well be written in the sky. One wishes that Americans…would read, for their own sakes, this… Continue reading

Part II: Libertarianism in American Politics

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This is the second part of a five-part essay on the coming alliance of libertarian and progressive Millennials in American Politics. Part I can be found here. In order to see the potential… Continue reading