We began to understand why James Baldwin called US history “more beautiful and more terrible than anyone has ever said about it.”
In the private journals of contemplative thinker Thomas Merton, Sophronia Scott found guidance for how to live in these fraught times.
Onaje X. O. Woodbine’s book about a Black woman’s life is a model of ethnographic work that centers the voice of its subject.
Anthea Butler is clear about the disastrous legacy of racism at the heart of White evangelicalism.
Sociologist Matthew Clair explores race and class at work in the criminal court system.
Merton has been my spiritual companion, but as a Black woman, I have questions for him.
Philip Kolin’s poetry is about juke joints, bluesmen, mosquitoes, ladybugs, race, faith, and more.
White Too Long envisions the hope that could follow recognition and repentance.
The Wampanoags shared the gifts of the land. The colonists responded with greed and ingratitude.
William Darity and Kirsten Mullen make the case for finally addressing a great wrong.
The pandemic has made an existing problem worse.
The city felt like it had been sucker punched.
A luminous poetry collection marked by joy and sorrow, humor and truth.