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The Nemesis of the Suburbs

Richard Turner and South African Liberalism

Steven Friedman

When he pointed the way out of the cul-de-sac of the white liberalism of the 1970s, Rick Turner directly inspired a radical politics, which reshaped white resistance in the 1970s. Revisiting his life and work offers an alternative to a similar

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Ceasing Fire and Seizing Time

LA Gang Tours and the White Control of Mobility

Sarah Sharma and Armonds R. Towns

white tourists from the United States and abroad. Armond is participating in a LA Gang Tour—a tour where interested parties pay 65 dollars a head for a “safe trip” through various gang territories to see what “LA gangster life is really like.” The

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The racial fix

White currency in the gentrification of black and Latino Chicago

Jesse Mumm

Do they have to be white for the area to change? No. I’d like to say it’s more about economics. — Jane Carey What is gentrification? In gentrification studies, there are few universal laws ( Lees et al. 2010 ), but the popular sphere buzzes with

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Contradictions of Solidarity

Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

, though certainly not all, it has decentered white, settler approaches to environmentalism. Yet, even as these campaigns have grown and often thrived, the relationships are difficult to navigate as different ideas about the environment and its relationship

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European Bodies

Who Embodies europe? Explorations into the Construction of european Bodies

Anika Keinz and Paweł Lewicki

; Mahmood 2015 ; Pollock et al. 2002 ; Povinelli 2006 ). The debates over Brexit in the UK, however, have also shown that in the ‘old’ europe there are different shades of whiteness and europeaness measured by the capability to perform a particular set

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Maneuvering Whiteness in France

Muslim Converts’ Ambivalent Encounters with Race

Juliette Galonnier

Since the seminal work of W. E. B. Du Bois, 1 Whiteness studies has blossomed. 2 It has established that Whiteness is characterized by structural advantage and normative invisibility: 3 “The most commonly mentioned attribute of ‘Whiteness

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A White Race Blindness?

Abstract Universalism and the Unspeakable Making of Race

Sarah Mazouz

), the state body designated to lead the fight against all forms of discrimination. 1 Bernard belongs to the highest rank of state employees. In his mid-40s at the time of the interview, he is also White and belongs to the middle class. Throughout our

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Whites Cannot Be Black

A Bikoist Challenge to Professor Xolela Mangcu

Keolebogile Mbebe

whether whites can be black. In his essay ‘Whites Can Be Black’, Xolela Mangcu (2015b) argues that whites can be black. However, what makes Mangcu unique is not that a white or black person can transcend race and acquire a national consciousness but his

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“White” Guadeloupeans of “Mixed” Ancestry

Complicating Analyses of Whiteness and White Supremacy

Ary Gordien

This article analyzes the identification and social trajectories of Guadeloupeans of mixed European, African and/or East Indian descent who are perceived as White but who do not identify as such. 1 These informants’ ambiguous positions reflect

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The White Cotton Robe

Charisma and Clothes in Tibetan Buddhism Today

Magdalena Maria Turek

at the yogin’s remote hideaway nestled among white jagged boulders. Tsültrim Tarchin sat immovable in his meditation booth, clad in a simple white cotton robe despite the bitter cold, working his rosary and gazing into the horizon, completely