POLICE VIOLENCE, THE PERFORATED BLACK BODY AND THE IM/POSSIBILITY OF ESCAPE

2020-09-03T07:51:21+00:00

The most recent public case of the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shot in the back on Sunday, August 23, 2020, in the presence of his children, who were sitting in his car which he attempted to enter, demonstrates again how aggressive and corrupt policing can render one dead or permanently damaged in [...]

POLICE VIOLENCE, THE PERFORATED BLACK BODY AND THE IM/POSSIBILITY OF ESCAPE2020-09-03T07:51:21+00:00

Kwame Ture and the Global Black Power Movement*

2020-08-04T15:26:56+00:00

I still love Frantz Fanon’s opening line from his chapter “On National Culture” in his classic The Wretched of the Earth (Penguin, 1967): “Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfil it, or betray it.” From the time that Stokely Carmichael voiced the term “Black Power” in 1966, there was a shift [...]

Kwame Ture and the Global Black Power Movement*2020-08-04T15:26:56+00:00