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Heritage or hate?

A pedagogical guide to the confederate flag in post-race America

Cameron D. Lippard

The confederate flag has been a controversial symbol for decades in the United States. Newport (2000) reported that in 1992 69 per cent of Americans viewed the flag as a symbol of ‘Southern pride’ whereas 22 per cent saw it as a symbol of racism

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Whites Cannot Be Black

A Bikoist Challenge to Professor Xolela Mangcu

Keolebogile Mbebe

, private racism notwithstanding’. Despite this explanation, Mangcu still considers non-racialism to have an ‘antithetical stance to racial group identity’ (2015a: 12), a stance he considers to be based on a false understanding of the role that race can play

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“Four Guys and a Hole in the Floor”

Racial Politics of Mobility and Excretion among BC-Based Long Haul Truckers

Amie McLean

the especial targets of virulent, dehumanizing racism and masculine subordination. White drivers pervasively depict South Asian truckers in association with illegal, corrupt, and “cut-throat” business practices; they are identified with religion and

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The racial fix

White currency in the gentrification of black and Latino Chicago

Jesse Mumm

those of people of color. So what is a racial fix? It is a consensus-building process that enables white people to create and sustain a market in order to secure social and economic benefits from the historical consequences of racial disparity and racism

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

respond to their material. The audience therefore has the ability to further enhance an actor's longevity in the industry. Positive reactions generate increased callbacks by studios and lead to more work. Interracialism, Racism, and the “Phobogenic Object

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Reclaiming the streets

Black urban insurgency and antisocial security in twenty-first-century Philadelphia

Jeff Maskovsky

have seen a recent uptick in acts of protest against the spatialized instantiation of antiblack racism and violence, including, of course, Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the Movement for Black Lives (MBL) ( Camp and Heatherton 2016 ; Williams 2015 ; on

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Mobilizing Meanings

Translocal Identities of the Far Right Web

Patricia Anne Simpson

unapologetic deployment of fascist symbols, ideologies, and politics. Nevertheless, as journalist Anna Sauerbrey observes in a 2015 New York Times op-ed, “The New Face of Racism in Germany,” the familiar signifiers of right-wing radicalism, shaved heads

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Redefining Censorship

Lessons Learned from Teaching The Merchant of Venice in Israel

Esther B. Schupak

xenophobia, racism and antisemitism; as far back as 1953, Jerome Carlin argued that the play could be ‘a force for good’, 2 and more recently (2011) Annemarie Koning Whaley has argued that the play can be productively taught in dialogue with Holocaust

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Othello in Oman

Aḥmad al-Izkī’s Fusion of Shakespeare and Classical Arab Epic

Katherine Hennessey

; the play argues for inclusivity and cooperation in the face of deep-seated racism and rising sectarianism. The hybrid nature of al-Izkī’s theatrical project celebrates Oman’s cosmopolitan, multicultural history and its tradition of diplomatic mediation

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Viranjini Munasinghe

Is nationalism more noble than racism? Anderson argues that it is: “Nationalism thinks in terms of historical destinies, while racism dreams of eternal contaminations, transmitted from the origins of time through an endless sequence of loathsome copulations” (1991: 149). For Anderson, racism springs from ideologies of class, which are rooted in notions of blood purity. In contrast, he holds that patriotic dreams and nationalist fellowship rest on a fundamentally different criterion—the language encountered on the mother’s knee. This distinction that Anderson draws is crucial. It leads him to view nations as open and inclusive, since one can be invited into the nation (as is implicit in the term ‘naturalization’), whereas the impulse of racism is to exclude.