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How we think about beauty and blackness can save lives

4000 words.  Longform article. In this article, Enuma Okoro drawing on her own experiences, history, and the U.S. philosopher Elaine Scarry's "lateral disregard" concept, she asks, "How much has been lost to the West by the refusal to see beauty in…

Groundings in anti-racism : racist violence and the 'War-on-Terror' in East London by Mohan Ambikaipaker ([Austin, Tex.] : [University of Texas], [2011] Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin 2011)

Provides understanding of Black and British anti-racism. "Black anti-racism is tacitly understood -- at least by its practitioners -- as having the goal of making public institutions and the powerful accountable and answerable to the commoner, in…

Black Lives Matter in Community Psychology

Black Lives Matter in Community Psychology by Dominique Thomas and Allana Zuckerman (open access article). Community Psychology in Global Perspective, v4 n2 (2018): 1-8 Members of the African diaspora have faced systemic anti-Black violence in…

Becoming-Black: Patterns and Politics of West-German Afro-Americanophilia in the late 1960s

In the late 1960s, African American culture and politics provided ‘lines of flight’ (Deleuze and Guattari) from outdated modes of subjectivity for many ‘white’ Germans; appropriating culture politics, and experimenting with forms of symbolically…

Unshackling the Imagination: J. Kameron Carter on Structural Injustice, Misery and Melancholy, and the Theology of Race (Podcast)

The Table (podcast - audio sound recording). 46 mins 39 seconds long.

Description from the host's site Center for Christian Thought, Biola University:

"So Jesus steps inside of that and lives a life of sheer life. And that itself was the…