Michelle Obama’s new book reduces racial inequality to a matter of psychological impairment that can be overcome through grit and grin. This is a dangerous proposition. by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, 2019 Michelle Obama’s popularity is a remarkable political feat. Her ascent into the public spotlight, after all, began as a receptacle of rightwing misogynoir. From the… Read more
by Henry Louis Taylor, 2019 The task facing survivors of a nuclear holocaust in the United States is not simply to rebuild society, but to construct a new civilization based on social, racial and economic justice. The realization of this task requires more than reconstructing a replica of the old society. That world was a… Read more
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“ To build a Just Society, we must be able to imagine a very different, but possible, world. To create that world, we must be prepared to cast away our illusions and exercise our right to the city. And we must dedicate ourselves to building a bold new world based on participatory democracy, social-racial justice, and anchored by prefigurative planning.”
– Henry Louis Taylor