Passing, the NAACP, and Rachel Dolezal

By | Academic
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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Ferguson and Civil Liberties

By | Academic, General

On April 16, 2015, I was at the Race Center at the University of Chicago on a panel titled: ‘Ferguson and Civil Liberties: A Response to the Department of Justice Investigation into the Ferguson, MO Police Department and Chicago Police Torture Cases’ I presented some initial thoughts on a project…

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CSPAN Book Talk: October 2014

By | Academic
I had a great time back in LA talking about my book. Special thanks to Uri McMillian for a very kind introduction and to the Bunche Center for hosting me. Here is the recorded talk that I gave at UCLA...check it on CSPAN!
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