In Evicted, Matthew Desmond demonstrates that the urban poor are not just victims of neglect but targets of persistent exploitation.
As white flight and the flight of capital continued to accelerate, the movement of industrial manufacturing jobs to the suburbs, the Sun Belt, and the Global South decimated working class Black Detroiters.
De “desechables” a superhéroes ambientales
De “descartáveis” a “super-heróis ambientais”
From disposable people to environmental superheroes: Using political art to increase the visibility of some of the world’s most undervalued workers
Two recent public health campaigns exemplify the representational politics embedded in anti-soda efforts.
The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and the responding protests served as a catalyst for the resurgence of #BlackLivesMatter, a movement working to shift national and local conversations about race, class, gender, and inequality. In this essay, the authors reflect on how academia can answer this call, from their positions as emerging scholars.
While many have proposed that hiring more Black officers is an effective way to alleviate longstanding tension between police and African American citizens, this article shows that a shared racial background does not always guarantee positive police perceptions among Ferguson residents and protesters.
Over the past six months, three prominent cases of sexual harassment at UC Berkeley have garnered international attention and have resulted in two faculty resignations. But many students argue that the university has done too little, too late – and has severely mishandled sexual harassment investigations.
In his 100-second documentary, Ferguson resident and filmmaker Christopher Phillips captures the first 100 days in Ferguson since the death of Michael Brown.
The youth of Ferguson took a courageous stand against systemic racism and launched a historic national movement.
Soon after the killing of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, several scholars formed the Ferguson Research-Action Collaborative. The aims of the project are twofold: To study protests and the Black Lives Matter movement, and thus to contribute to the struggle for racial justice in the US.