Seattle: Lets Talk About Race!

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In October & November, I participated in two community forums. The first was about race and policing and the second was about being black in a liberal white city. Both events were held at Naked Brewery and Taphouse and part of the ‘Think & Drink‘ series hosted by the non-profit…

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Video: Reflecting on Book Writing

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Cambridge University Press filmed some footage of APSA book winners at the big annual political science conference—so if you want to hear me reflect on my book (why I decided to write on this topic/turning point in the battle against racial violence/what is the role of citizen agency in the…

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Passing, the NAACP, and Rachel Dolezal

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Over the past 24hours there has been a firestorm waging on social media and in mainstream news about the story of Rachel Dolezal...the story of how a white woman passed for many years as a black woman and how she became head of the Spokane, WA branch of the NAACP....
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